30 01, 2020

Risk of submersion: Water-Gate© selected by the city of La Rochelle

By |2020-01-30T14:18:55+01:00January 30th, 2020|Blog, ,|

La Rochelle was badly hit by storm Xynthia in February 2010 (6 dead, 280 Million Euros in damage). Rather than rebuilding the identical, the city of La Rochelle has implemented a PAPI (Programme d'Actions de Prévention des Inondations / Flood Prevention Action Program). The decision was made to protect the entire population against the risk "Xynthia + 20cm".

27 09, 2017

The 100-year flood: on the front line of flood risk

By |2021-05-05T11:40:19+01:00September 27th, 2017|Blog, ,|

While the country plays Russian roulette with the flood risk (every year, there is a 1 in 100 chance of experiencing a devastating flood costing 30 billion euros: see the article), some companies are seizing the chance to call on new technology in order to reduce their exposure to this risk.

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