Bergenmeersen

Year Implemented

2013

Project Type

Regulated tidal exchange

Country

Belgium

Location

Zeeschelde

Longitude

3.9665

Latitude

51.0184

Habitat(s) Created
Size

41 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Habitat Creation

  • Flood Storage Provision

Project Description Summary

This involved the installation of a high-inlet/low-outlet sluice structure ('controlled reduced tide'): contains six inlet openings (each 3m wide and 2.2m high, adjustable with stop-logs) and three outlet opening (each 3m wide, 1.1m high). Excavation of dissipation channel. Construction of new landward defence. Construction of wooden walkway.

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