5 years from the worst floods in Prague

Floods in Prague [08/200] Today at about 15:00 it’s been exactly 5 years since the river Vltava got to its peak in Prague during the catastrophic floods. The flow of the river, which is normally about 150 cubic liters per second was 5, 250 cubic litres per second. 48 thousand people had to be evacuated.

Five years later 95% of Prague is protected from high water. Prague has already invested 2 billion CZK into anti-flood measures, still 1,5 billion will be invested in Prague-Troja, -Zbraslav and -Radotin. 600 million CZK will go from the state budget.

The metropolis has 18-kilometer-long barriers against the big water, 5 kilometer of which are mobile. In case of emergency the anti-flood system can be fully activated within 24 hours.

Musketyr Pension Prague

Stylish Pension a few steps from Wenceslas Square, garden restaurant

Hotel Novomestsky, Prague

Central located Hotel Novomestsky in the area of cultural and bussines objects as Wencenslas square, Nation Opera