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Technical design
Van Looveren, R.; Moeskops, S.; Boone, C.; Peeters, P.; Decleyre, D. (2013). Technical design, in: De Beukelaer-Dossche, M. et al. (Ed.) Bergenmeersen: construction of a Flood Control Area with Controlled Reduced Tide as part of the Sigma Plan. pp. 101-109
In: De Beukelaer-Dossche, M.; Decleyre, D. (Ed.) (2013). Bergenmeersen: construction of a Flood Control Area with Controlled Reduced Tide as part of the Sigma Plan. Waterways and Sea Canal (W&SC)/Agency for Nature and Forest (ANB): Antwerp/Brussels. ISBN 9789040303432. 136 pp., more

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Abstract
    To convert Bergenmeersen from a flood control area (FCA) to a flood control area with controlled reduced tide (FCA-CRT), the existing dykes were modified and a new inlet and outlet construction was built. This chapter outlines the hydraulic and geotechnical design. This encompasses raising the existing ring dyke around the area, the new stability calculations and the modified dyke revetment along the water and land side. The inlet and outlet structure is also described. The hydraulic boundary conditions are extremely important to the design.

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