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Innovative app warns of pluvial flooding

  • March 26, 2021

VUB FloodCitiSense project brings breakthrough in systematic mapping of flood problems

March winds and April showers herald summers of intense downpours, leading to localised pluvial flooding. Accurately estimating this type of flooding is difficult. The FloodCitiSense project, an international participatory research project led by VUB professor of hydrology Boud Verbeiren, aims to remedy this by developing a flood warning service. The innovative app makes it possible to systematically report rainfall and pluvial flooding. 

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