IKT – Institute for Underground Infrastructure

Project F215:
Handling of water drainage from private sites

Posted 01. November 2012

central-water-drainage-installation-operation-320This study has provided guidelines for municipalities and system operators on pragmatic solutions for handling water drainage from private sites comprising:

  • Recommendations and examples for assessing drainage water situations
  • Conceptual solutions and methods for the assessment and selection of suitable pragmatic provisions
  • Tools for supporting the implementation solutions
  • Advice on communication with stakeholders in order to achieve higher acceptance of planned provisions by both the public and politicians, and to facilitate advance dialogue with supervisory authorities.

Project title

“Handling of water drainage from private sites – pragmatic conceptual solutions and aids to argumentation”

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Project management

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Project participants

  • NRW Municipal Agency GmbH
  • Billerbeck municipal waste-water utility
  • Municipality of Borchen
  • City of Datteln
  • Stadtwerke Essen AG municipal utility
  • Immobilien und Abwasserbetrieb Herford property/waste-water utility
  • Stadtentwässerung Herne AöR municipal drainage utility
  • City of Iserlohn
  • Municipality of Kirchlengern
  • City of Plettenberg
  • Rheda-Wiedenbrück municipal waste-water utility


Ministry for Climate Protection, Environment, Agriculture, Nature Conservation and Consumer Protection of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia


Amely Dyrbusch

T: +49 (0) 209 17806-38
E: dyrbusch@ikt.de



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