Flood level peaks at downstream terminations of Room-for-the-River projects

Jerry Gerges Tadrous, Erik Mosselman

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractScientific

Abstract

The Room-for-the-River programme reduces design flood levels by giving more space to rivers, thus decreasing the need of further dike reinforcements (Fig. 1). The effectiveness in lowering flood levels is computed using 1D and 2D depth-averaged hydrodynamic models. Remarkably, however, the results of these models always show a local rise of the water level at the downstream terminations of Roomfor-
the-River interventions
Original languageEnglish
Pages152-153
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventNCR-Days 2018: The future river, Celebrating 20 years NCR - Deltares, Delft, Netherlands
Duration: 8 Feb 20189 Feb 2018
Conference number: 20
https://ncr-web.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/ncr-42-ncrdays2018_bookofabstracts-web.pdf

Conference

ConferenceNCR-Days 2018
CountryNetherlands
CityDelft
Period8/02/189/02/18
Internet address

Keywords

  • Room for the River
  • flood levels
  • hydrodynamics

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