Billwerder Insel

Year Implemented

2008

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

Germany

Location

Elbe estuary (Hamburg)

Longitude

10.0658

Latitude

53.5116

Habitat(s) Created
  • Mudflat

  • Reedbed

Size

20 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Compensation

  • Habitat Creation

Project Description Summary

This involved a sea defence removal over 460m, construction of new (landward) dike. As part of this scheme artificial creeks were dug and the site was reprofiled (and lowered in places).

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