Location: Slovakia, multiple places
GPS coordinates: various
Parameters: landscape revitalization of over 25 000 ha (62 000 ac)
Prior to implementation: The program scope included over of 500 projects with a budget of 42 mil EUR. The implementations included over 100,000 natural water retention measures holding over 10 million m3 of water.
Many of the villages were at significant risk of floods.
After implementation: Even 10 year after the implementations are the water retention measures still functioning properly and significantly help to reduce the risk of floods while supporting the revitalization of the surrounding areas.
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