Flood Risk Management: New Concepts for an Objective Negotiation

by O. Gilard,
P. Givone,
G. Oberlin,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: North American Water and Environment Congress & Destructive Water


It has been tested in a real situation like the Bourbre catch ment, a Rhone tributary in the Isere department, not far from Lyon (France). This catchment is 700 km large, the river is 70 km long and 70 communes are concerned. In the future, we hope to include in the same system the need of water of certain environmental areas such as humid areas.

Subject Headings: Floods | Risk management | Negotiation | Water storage | Social factors | Catchments | High-rise buildings | Humidity | France | Europe

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