Slovak-Polish project for flash flood prevention

Changing hydro-meteorological conditions due to climate change, intensification of land and water use and lack of adaptation measures are among the contributors to water-related risks, such as landslides or flash floods. Although water management has been changing its approach over the past decade and new technologies to improve flood risk prevention have been introduced, recurring flood incidents demonstrate deficiencies in forecasting flood risks and threat locations. Authorities responsible for local water governance and members of the general public such as farmers and landowners lack the knowledge and capacity to address the challenges posed by the need for climate change adaptation.

About Flopres

FLOPRES project proposes an integrated solution to support flood modelling, forecasting, early warnings, integration and analysis of multimodal data both for authorities responsible for water and emergency management at all levels and private persons who might be impacted by the consequences of climate change-related hazardous events. Our intention is also to raise awareness of the public and various stakeholders on a nature-based solution to adapt to climate change and make local communities and authorities work together efficiently under the same objective.

The project will contribute to better informed and more nature-based friendly decision-making processes in water management and management of water risks and disasters, based on up-to-date information, increased knowledge and strengthened collaboration among stakeholders, experts and the public. As a result, the resilience of municipalities and their citizens to climate-change-related events will be strengthened and the risks stemming from climate change lessened.




Roundtable #4 in Krakow – 5th June 2024

On 5 June 2024, the second information meeting of the project "FLOPRES: System for the prediction and prevention of flash floods" was held in Krakow, dedicated to the problem of flash floods on streams: Bibiczanka and Garliczka in the Małopolska region. The meeting...

Roundtable #3 in Prešov – 29th May 2024

Within the Flopres project, the Prešov municipality responds to recurringevents on its territory, which are caused by increasing frequency andintense precipitation, as well as inappropriate land use that increasessurface runoff. The implementation of the project has...