Integrated Water Resources Management

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IWRM – Integrated Water Resources Management

“IWRM is a process which promotes the co-ordinated development and management of water, land and related resources, in order to maximize the resultant economic and social welfare in an equitable manner without compromising the sustainability of vital ecosystems.”

Source: World Water Assessment Programme, 2009

Topics such as Natural Resource Management (NRM), availability and sustainability of surface and groundwater resources analysis and Climate Change analysis are the main focus of BETA Studio’s activities.

A World Bank Project: Water resources management of the Bovilla and Ulza reservoirs. Albania 

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Support the sustainable management and rational use of water resources in Pescara Province

The basin of the Aterno - Pescara River (3.200 km², Abruzzo Region, Italy), has deeply changed during the last century from the hydraulic point of view (changes of the main river beds, cross-drainage works and water intakes for agriculture, industry, hydroelectric plants and fish farming, retaining works) and from the environmental point of view(change of water quality). Moreover there are [...]