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RainGain project overview - Timetable and general presenation - By Marie Claire ten Veldhuis

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Raingain project overview - Timetable and general presenation : How to do it?
- Project Objective
WP1: Installation and testing of radars Lead: ParisTech, Daniel Schertzer
WP2: Fine-scale rainfall data acquisition and prediction Lead: KU Leuven, Patrick Willems
WP3:Urban pluvial flood modelling and prediction Lead: Imperial College of London, Cedo Maksimovic
WP4:Implementation of fine-scale rainfall data, flood modelling and prediction into urban water management practice Lead: TU Delft, Marie-claire ten Veldhuis
RAINGAIN WPs and ACTIONS
RAINGAIN Partners
cooperation
Dissemination
Work Package 4
Planning

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  • 1. RAINGAIN Kickoff 18 November 2011 How to do it? Marie-claire ten Veldhuis
  • 2. RAINGAIN – Project Objective
    • Objective :
    • to improve fine-scale measurement and prediction of rainfall and
    • to enhance urban pluvial flood prediction in order to
    • enable urban water managers to adequately cope with intense storms, so that the vulnerability of populations and critical infrastructure can be reduced.
  • 3. RAINGAIN WP Leaders
    • WP1: Installation and testing of radars Lead: ParisTech, Daniel Schertzer
    • WP2: Fine-scale rainfall data acquisition and prediction Lead: KU Leuven, Patrick Willems
    • WP3:Urban pluvial flood modelling and prediction Lead: Imperial College of London, Cedo Maksimovic
    • WP4:Implementation of fine-scale rainfall data, flood modelling and prediction into urban water management practice Lead: TU Delft, Marie-claire ten Veldhuis
  • 4. RAINGAIN WPs and ACTIONS State-of-the-art pilot s for stormwater and flood control Analysis of peak rainfall and flood events at pilots; weak spots Training on implementation of fine-scale rainfall and flood data+forecastin Development of solutions to improve pluvial flood control pilots Customised guidelines for pilot countries Existing urban drainage models Radar acquisition Radar installation and testing WP1 WP2 Workshop rainfall data acquisition Acquisition of rainfall data from radars Local urban rainfall forecast Workshop urban rainfall forecasting Downscaling techniques National weather radar National weather forecast WP3 Linkage of local rainfall data to flood models Training material and guidelines Full scale testing of pluvial flood models at pilots WP4 Appraisal of existing rainfall data Customisation of flood models for rainfall input 
  • 5. RAINGAIN Partners
    • TU Delft (NL)
    • Zuid-Holland Province (NL)
    • Gemeentewerken Rotterdam (NL)
    • KU Leuven (B)
    • Aquafin NV (B)
    • Ecole des Ponts ParisTech (F)
    • Marne-la-Vallée (F)
    • Seine-St.-Denis (F)
    • Météo France (F)
    • Imperial College London (UK)
    • Met Office (UK)
    • Local Government Flood Forum (UK)
    • Véolia (F)
    Rotterdam (NL) Leuven (B) Marne-la-Vallée (F) Seine-St.-Denis (F) Croydon (UK) Redbridge (UK) Pilots :
  • 6. RAINGAIN – cooperation
    • Knowledge exchange between partners
    • Field visits pilot locations
    • Workshops on development of common methods and training for practical application
    • Demonstrations of tools (radar, flood model), applications (radar results, model results), solutions (early warning systems, operational control, storage basins) to other partners
  • 7. RAINGAIN – Dissemination
    • Four National Observer Groups: NL, B, F, UK
    • 20 – 50 participants
    • Specialists (weather agencies), practitioners (water authorities, cities), policy makers
    • Meet once a year
  • 8.
    • Implementation of fine-scale rainfall data (WP2), flood modelling and prediction (WP3) into urban water management practice
    • Practice = pilot locations:
    • Rotterdam - Leuven
    • Marne-la-Vallée - Seine-St.-Denis
    • Croydon - Redbridge
    RAINGAIN Work Package 4
  • 9. RAINGAIN Work Package 4 Output: Report current stormwater and flood control pilots Output: List of flood-prone locations, flood causes and characteristics Output: Training material, manuals, guidelines for implementation Output: Customised solutions for flood-prone locations at pilots + model test results for solutions WP4 A14 State-of-the-art pilot s for stormwater and flood control A15 Analysis of peak rainfall and flood events at pilot locations; weak spots A17 Training on implementation of fine-scale rainfall and flood data and forecasting A16 Development of solutions to improve pluvial flood control at pilots
  • 10. RAINGAIN Planning Pre-Kickoff: 29-30 Aug 2011 Start date: 1 September 2011 End date: 31 July 2015 Official Kickoff: Nov 2011 Project consortium meetings Workshops for WPs Nat. Observer Group meetings: 4 per pilot/country International conference Small Technical meetings