Uncontrolled river erosion

Other Names:
Unprotected river banks
Harmful erosion of watercourses

Soil erosion can have a number of harmful effects on watercourses and their use. It produces sediment whose deposit can result in flooding, the filling-in of channels, and other harmful effects. Erosion may also cause damage to the banks and beds of watercourses.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST