Floods and natural hazards

Floods and natural hazards

Artelia was a pioneer in the detailed mathematical modelling of river and maritime floods and has designed innumerable protection schemes. It has also specialised in assessing and reducing the vulnerability of public and private property and implementing structural and non-structural risk-reduction measures, concerning critically important urban areas and industrial sites in particular.

Artelia is frequently involved in the drawing up of flood risk assessments, prevention and disaster contingency plans and cost-benefit analyses of risk reduction measures. It also helps to set up flood warning, flood forecasting, alarm and crisis management systems as well as resilience measures in urban areas. Artelia is a major innovator in these fields.

France | Paris

On account of its economic weight, its dense network
of businesses and research centres and its appeal for tourists, Greater Paris is one of the world’s major metropolitan regions.

Oman | Sur

Sur, a city with a hot desert climate (on average 80 mm of rainfall per year), was severely damaged by two cyclones in 2007 and 2010, which produced rainfall in excess of 300 and 400 mm in the space of 24 hours.