The City of Beira is the third largest city of Mozambique by population, which is rapidly growing over the past years and will continue in the future. This results in uncontrolled settlement in the low-lying areas of Beira, which are subject to severe storms and flooding events.
The present assignment aims to provide a resilient drainage system for part of these central low lying areas of Beira, namely the Chota area.
The solution shall relieve the present capacity constrictions at the Palmeiras sea outflow, by draining towards a newly developed retention basin to the northeast and an associated outflow towards Rio Maria.
Services and activities for CDR comprise of:
- Flood risk modelling and testing of alternative solutions
- Preliminary Engineering Designs of the drainage channels, the retention basin and outlet
Image: Storm Water Drainage System in the City of Beira (Courtesy TPF)