Protection against floods
The Federal Water Engineering Administration (BWV) protects people against floods and thereby prevents damage to property and personal injuries. A comprehensive management of flood risks - ranging from prevention to the management of flood events - is in our focus! When planning and implementing measures the sensitive handling of landscape and nature is of great importance.
LIFE IP IRIS – Rivers move!The EU-funded nationwide project LIFE IP IRIS Austria supports integrative planning approaches as a new way for ecological remediation of our rivers while improving flood protection at the same time. The video explains the structure and the objectives of the project!
Added on: 13.08.2022
LIFE IP IRIS – Rivers move!Duration: 2:55 - Added on: 13.08.2022
Flood Risk Management in AustriaReducing the risks of flood events is crucial for our safety! There are various ways to achieve this goal. They go beyond technical measures and require in particular forward-looking planning and action as well as cooperation between different sectors.
Added on: 06.10.2021
Flood Risk Management in AustriaDuration: 2:41 - Added on: 06.10.2021
Natural hazard floods - how to protect yourselfFloods are part of a natural cycle that can quickly become an acute natural hazard. People who live by the water should know how to protect themselves. Helpful hints can be found in our new Video.
Added on: 04.02.2019
Natural hazard floods - how to protect yourselfDuration: 1:39 - Added on: 04.02.2019
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