Baquirivú River Floodplain Park, Brazil (PAP014799)
Gustavo de Almeida Coelho, ADRIANO RICARDO ESTEVAM, Roberto F. Falanque, Bruno Gomez Leguizamon Bertoni, Julio Fracarolli Canholi, william dantas vichete, José Roberto dos Santos Vieira, Ruy Juji Kubota, Aluisio Pardo Canholi
Flood risk management in mega cities
Metropolitan Region of São Paulo (MRSP) is a dense urbanized area with recurrent floodingproblems on this main watershed because its drainage system complexity. In Baquirivú Guaçú RiverBasin, one of priorities and most vulnerable watershed, an important flood control system based onSUDS principles was designed. This system is composed by a 20 km channel, five detention basins, afloodplain park along all main stream and reservoirs and a new 10 km road. After this intervention, it?sexpected to reduce flood risk significantly, to preserve and protect floodplain areas and create newspaces for population leisure. In a second stage, it is expected that authorities work on water qualityimprovement to complete the implementation of an integral solution for regional urban drainage.