SPARC to develop solution to address urban flooding in Bhubaneswar

Posted on: 18 February 2019

German Development Cooperation (GIZ), has entrusted the task of development and implementation of a digital solution for capturing, analyzing and monitoring Urban Flooding and Waterlogging in Bhubaneswar to SPARC.

Real time rainfall data captured through IoT supplemented with public reporting through mobile app; analysed with respect to terrain parameters, shall provide alerts to public and city engineers for mitigation planning. The project aims to ensure sustainable urban governance and infrastructure planning.

The project has been supported by the Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Protection and Nuclear Safety within the framework of the International Climate Protection Initiative.