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Water resources management of the Bovilla and Ulza reservoirs, Albania

Bovilla and Ulza watersheds are vulnerable to climate change hazards particularly droughts and floods. Bad land management practices have adversely affect natural ecosystems, community livelihoods and infrastructure. These activities aim to reduce the vulnerability of ecosystems and local communities to the effects of human induce, non-proper management practices or weather conditions. The overall objective of the Consulting Services is to [...]

Water resources management plan for the Pilcomayo river watershed

The Pilcomayo watershed covers about 290,000 km² in-between Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay, forming part of the Río de la Plata Basin. The Pilcomayo river is of primary socio-political importance, as its rapidly changing morphology due to high sedimentation rates with an average rate of 125 M tons every year, one of the highest amounts in the world, has caused many [...]

Reducing the hydraulic risk in Abruzzo Region, Italy

The project is aimed at reducing the hydraulic risk in the city of Carsoli, located in Abruzzo Region in central Italy. Inside the city centre, the Vallemura and the Turano rivers were channelled into rectangular concrete riverbeds, with buildings placed on both sides, which leaves little room for upgrading solutions. Downtown, the confluence between the two watercourses is a critical [...]

Marondera integrated urban water management Master Plan project

At the African Water Facility (AWF) Governing Council meeting held in Harare, Zimbabwe in November 2013, the Government of Zimbabwe expressed its interest to be included in the “Cities of the Future” Program. This concept encompasses “Integrated Urban Water Management” (IUWM) principles. Marondera is the provincial capital of Mashonaland East Province of Zimbabwe, located about 70 km east of Harare [...]

Drainage Plan of the Lujan river basin, Argentina

Latin America is the second-most urbanized region in the planet with 8 out of 10 people living in cities. Over the last 10 years there has been an increase in the frequency, magnitude and duration of urban flash flooding incidences in Lujan river basin (2,856 km² with 18 cities for a total of 2,795,648 inhabitants) during or after occurrence of [...]

Water resource use and availability in the Fucino plateau (Abruzzo,Italy)

The Fucino catchment (862 km²) is located to the east of Rome and is an important agricultural area for horticulture, cereals and fodder crops. The area has supported highly productive agricultural systems based on an abstraction of surface water and groundwater from public and private wells and a large system of irrigation and drainage canals. Over the last 20 years [...]