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The Val Cenis Summer of Culture - Guided tour: "Managing the flood risk in Haute Maurienne"

Cultural in Val-Cenis

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  • This tour is proposed by the Syndicat des Pays de Maurienne, the department managing the flood risk in the Maurienne valley. It will introduce you to the risks of catastrophic floods induced by mountain torrents and the protection works carried out in the Arc river to manage the flood risk.

  • The torrent de l'Envers at Sollières is known for its brutal and devastating floods, such as that in 1908 which caused the flooding of Modane station. The visit will allow you to take stock of the volume of material that can be carried by a torrent and to illustrate the risks induced by the torrents of Maurienne. The visit will continue with a presentation of the Arc protection works carried out in Avrieux by the Syndicat du Pays de Maurienne (progress of the process, from the identification...
    The torrent de l'Envers at Sollières is known for its brutal and devastating floods, such as that in 1908 which caused the flooding of Modane station. The visit will allow you to take stock of the volume of material that can be carried by a torrent and to illustrate the risks induced by the torrents of Maurienne. The visit will continue with a presentation of the Arc protection works carried out in Avrieux by the Syndicat du Pays de Maurienne (progress of the process, from the identification of the risk to the completion of the works, and presentation of the technique used). It will also be an opportunity to present the action of the SPM concerning flood risk management.
    Reservation required the day before at the latest.
  • Spoken languages

  • Rates
  • Free
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  • On July 26, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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