NAIAD | DEMO CASES

City of Rotterdam

Netherlands

OVERVIEW OF DEMO AIM

The aim is to design, develop and demonstrate the impact of applying a small-scale green infrastructure strategy Micro Urban Wetlands (MUW). The strategy aims the give insights into the feasibility of adding decentralised solutions to the existing infrastructure to collect, store, infiltrate and recover urban surface runoff as nature-based solution to prevent damage due to pluvial flooding and drought in the city of Rotterdam.

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Nature Based Solutions

  • Bioretention
  • Biofiltration
  • Aquifer Storage and Recovery
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Main Outcomes Sought

  • The potential for the viability of applying MUW as sustainable water management measure.
  • Potential locations to implement MUW across the city of Rotterdam.
  • Operationalising the Insurance value of MUW systems.
  • Innovative business models and payment schemes for urban green infrastructure.
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Key Stakeholders

  • Municipality of Rotterdam
  • Water board Delfland
  • Water utility company
  • Inhabitants
  • End-users

POSTER OF CITY OF ROTTEDAM DEMO