1 billion of investments over 10 years, but how much for the canal itself?
1 billion euros on an area of 1 km2 over a period of 10 years! That’s the total of recent and future investments around this part of the canal in Brussels, the Beco dock. But how much has been invested in the canal itself to reduce floating trash, improve water quality or foster biodiversity?
There is a huge investment gap. The area will be hip, social and green while the canal flowing through carries floating trash to the sea and is polluted by sewage overflows 3 times per month.
Urban investments in water make your city resilient, sustainable and beneficial for humans, animals and nature. Let us close the gap.
*We chose this zone because we know it very well but this is true for any area around any waterw