ClimateCafé Vlaardingen, 6 December 2022, The Netherlands

As announced in our weekly ClimateCafe GreenBlue (, testing of Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems as green infrastructure as bio swales are tested in Vlaardingen. The research during Climatecafe Vlaardingen focussed on the long term efficiency of green climate adaptation measures that are previously mapped on

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The research covered testing of the hydraulic capacity of green infrastructure, pollution levels in the topsoil of bio swales, assessment of bio diversity and soil characteristics and interviews with several stakeholders. This ClimateCafe is performed with Applied University of Rotterdam and the municipality of Vlaardingen.