One of the main concerns of the Environment Department of the Municipality of Burjassot, regarding water issues, is their urban drainage system. Changes in the frequency, intensity and variability of extreme events originate urban floods that cause serious damages in the municipality. Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS) are crucial in Burjassot management of water resources.
The Burjassot city challenge basically consists of developing urban adaptation to climate change project-ideas in order to enhance socio-economic and environmental values in the water sensitive areas emphasised by the Burjassot City Council.
What role do Copernicus EO data and products play in optimising water resources management? We give you 24 h to answer on the benefit of the city of Burjassot. Towards a Sustainable Urban Draining System for Burjassot and neighbouring municipalities (Rocafort, Godella, Masarrochos)