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1 International Approaches to Achieving Ecological Objectives of Urban River Basin Enhancement V Bain, R Bettess, J Schanze, A Olfert, J Tourbier, I Gerdorf April 2005

2 European Case Studies

3 North American Case Studies

4 Austria The Wienfluss, Vienna

5 Germany The Isar, Munich

6 Italy Mugnone Brook, Florence

7 Switzerland Albisreader Dorfbach, Zurich

8 The Nahon (Mill Race), Chrudim Czech Republic

9 length of rehabilitated section (m) size of affected area (1000m2) Scale of Rehabilitation Alterbachsystem Wienfluss Woluwe Length of rehabilitated section and size of area 660 9,5 km 8,0 km , Náhon La Chaudanne La Saône Elbe, Harbour Facilities case study Emscher, Deinhauser Bach Isar Kaitzbach Leine Pegnitz Wandse Fosso della bella Monaca Torrente Mugnone Rhine Quaggy Skerne Albisrieder Dorfbach Don Mud Creek White Clay Creek Anacostia Kingman Lake length of section area size: if not mentioned = no data size of rehabilitated area

10 total costs of rehabilitation project (Mio ) project costs per meter ( ) land purchase costs (TEU) Cost of Rehabilitation Total costs of rehabilitation projects and costs per meter , , TEU TEU TEU TEU , , , ,244 Alterbachsystem Wienfluss Woluwe 10 5,100 1,515 0,500 0,576 0,007 0,310 0,005 0,800 0,190 0,135 0,027 Náhon La Chaudanne La Saône Elbe, Harbour Facilities case studiy Emscher, Deinhauser Bach Isar Kaitzbach Leine Pegnitz Wandse Fosso della bella Monaca Torrente Mugnone Rhine Quaggy 0,909 1,275 2,524 Skerne Albisrieder Dorfbach 0,300 4,400 Don Mud Creek Anacostia Kingman Lake White Clay Creek 0, total costs costs per meter land purchase costs

11 named objectives of urban river rehabilitation projects Objectives of Rehabilitation Objectives of urban river rehabilitation projects flood control 9 (39%) ecological improvement 22 (96%) visual improvement 6 (26%) amenity/recreation urban upgrading Public involvement 8 (35%) 10 (43%) 10 (43%) education 5 (22%) others 8 (35%) number of namings (n=23)

12 named objectives of ecologcal enhancement Objectives of Ecological Improvement Objectives of ecological improvement in urban rehabilitation projects w ater quality hydrlology / hydaulics 7 (32%) 8 (36%) stream morphology 11 (50%) continuum lateral connectivity target species 5 (23%) 5 (23%) 6 (27%) vegetation other parameters 2 (9%) 3 (14%) number of namings (n=22)

13 Improving Hydrology/Hydrodynamics

14 La Chaudanne, Lyon Infiltration Basins

15 Instream Morphology Improving morphology and connectivity Working with hydromorphological processes Less disturbed sediment balance

16 Nahon, Chrudim Gravel banks

17 Kaitzbach, Dresden Scour protection

18 La Saone, Lyon Vegetation on river banks

19 Improving morphology and connectivity Integrating floodplains Promoting riparian flora and fauna Planting / natural succession Establish bank vegetation

20 Improving morphology and connectivity Improving stream continuity Remove transverse structures Fish Passes Daylighting Bypasses

21 Improving water quality

22 Detention ponds Torre della Bella Monaca, Rome

23 Improving Biodiversity

24 Results of Rehabilitation Ecological Impacts

25 Hydromorphological Impacts Results of Rehabilitation

26 Water Quality Impacts Results of Rehabilitation

27 Conclusions Case Studies Most projects on streams and small rivers Ecological improvement increasingly important Variety of soft techniques used Enhancing urban river ecology Improvements demonstrated in all case studies Way forward Schemes need systematic performance control

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