The purpose of HydroEurope is to work on the flood event of the 5th, November of 1994 which happened in Nice and cause very important socials and economics impacts.

    Indeed, the event flooded a large part of the Nice city, including the airport, which have had to closed one week and lose 50,000 pax. Some road were cut like the RN202 which link the French Rivera to the Northern Alps. Power and telephone lines were interrupted. 

    This catastrophic flood event took place in the Var catchment (click the link for more information) and the damage estimation were there of 22 millions of euros.