Flood Risk Management

The present situation requires adaptation to the inevitable impacts of climate change. Both mitigation of and adaption to climate change call for a holistic, cross-boundary and cross discipline approach, involving many sectors, such as transport, energy, critical infrastructure, urban development and environment.

Water in a park at Nørrebro, Copenhagen, Denmark

Contacts

Henrik Søgård Olsen

Director, Water
T: +45 5161 8637
Christian Nyerup Nielsen

Christian Nyerup Nielsen

Global Service Line Leader, Climate Adaptation and Flood Risk Management
T: +45 5161 6277
Jens Christian Riise

Jens Christian Riise

Market Manager
T: +45 5161 2663
Trine Stausgaard Munk

Trine Stausgaard Munk

Project Manager
T: +45 5161 2827
Dieter Grau

Dieter Grau

Landscape Architect
T: +49 7551 92880

Leonard Ng Keok Poh

Partner, Singapore
T: +65 6222 3780

Ramboll is among the world’s leading consultants, offering everything from large to small scale planning and implementation services for climate adaptation and flood risk management. We help our customers identify the challenges, quantify financial implications of climate change, and find alternative solutions for the consequences – mitigation as well as adaptation focusing on enhancing multi-benefits. We serve both the public and private sectors, at national, regional and local levels.

Integrated services

An increase in the frequency and severity of extreme weather patterns will further increase this risk, contributing to flooding from rivers and from urban drainage systems with insufficient capacity.

These challenges call for implementation of adaptive measures in coastal zone management, river basin management, water supply, and storm- and wastewater management, to name just a few. Our experience in hydraulic modelling and risk assessment of flooding from the sea, rivers and drainage systems allows our customers to make informed decisions about future investments.

Environmentally and financially sustainable solutions rely on an evaluation of flood risk and costs for climate adaptation. Investments in climate-adapted buildings and infrastructure can not only help to safeguard standards of living but can also avoid undesirable human and material losses from extreme weather and flooding.

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Our services include

- Screening for climate related risks
- Hydrological assessment and surveys
- Due diligence studies, master planning, investment planning and site proposals
- 1D/2D hydraulic modelling, and floodplain mapping
- Flood risk estimation, screenings and flood defense appraisal
- Sustainable urban drainage system (SUDS) design
- Sustainable urban districts planning DGNB, LEED etc.
- Environment Agency permits, consents and licenses
- Flood warning and evacuation plans

Our clients include municipalities, utility companies, developers, private land owners, property managers, investors and insurers. We also provide services to government's Environment Agencies, regional and local authorities, international organisations like EU and International Financial Institutions (IFIs) like EBRD, EIB, ADB and DANIDA.

Relevant projects

St. Jørgens sø in Copenhagen

Cloudburst Concretisation Masterplan

On 2 July, 2011 large areas of the city of Copenhagen were flooded. Copenhagen is on the front line of climate change, experiencing increasingly heavy rain events, as they are also on the leading edge of urban innovation with a vision of transforming their city into a sustainable, C02 neutral city by 2025.

Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

Bishan Park is one of the most popular parks in the heartlands of Singapore. As part of a much-needed park upgrade and plans to improve the capacity of the Kallang channel along the edge of the park, works were carried out simultaneously to transform the utilitarian concrete channel into a naturalised river.

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Ramboll Group A/S

Ramboll Group A/S
Hannemanns Allé 53
DK-2300 Copenhagen S
Denmark
Tel: +45 5161 1000
Fax +45 5161 1001

Mail: info@ramboll.com

Danish CVR numbers

Danish CVR numbers

Ramboll Group
10160669

Rambøll Danmark
35128417

Ramboll Energy
35128417

Rambøll Management Consulting
60997918

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