Retention pond in Chêne Bougerie, Switzerland

General
National Id: 
Switzerland_03
Site name: 
Chêne Bougeries
Summary: 
This case study is located in Switzerland, in the city of Chênes Bourgerie. It presents one of the natural water retention measures that can be implemented in urban areas to reduce runoff and flood risks. A retention pond is implemented on a plot to retain about 450m3 of water, which contribute to retain water at the watershed scale (279m3 for 3,1ha). The pond also provides a "natural" area which can be used as recreative area for neighboring private owners and contributes to reduce mosquitos density.
NUTS Code: 
Ticino
RBD code: 
CH50
Transboundary: 
0
Data provider: 
Anais Hanus, ACTeon
NWRM(s) implemented in the case study: 
Longitude: 
6.187778
Latitude: 
46.197778
Last updated: 12 Jan 2015 | Top