News in 2006

Green Water Credits

FutureWater is involved in the introduction of a new innovative concept in water management; Green Water Credits (GWC). GWC is a mechanism for transfer of cash to rural people in return for water management activities that determine the supply of all fresh water at source – these activities are presently unrecognised and un-rewarded. Direct payment […]

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WatManSup: Integrated Water Management Support Methodologies

The coming year FutureWater will be working on a new Partners for Water project. Together with our research partners in this project, the Institute for Environmental Studies of the Free University Amsterdam (IVM) and the Waterboard Hunze en Aa's, we will assist organisations in Kenya and Turkey in a paradigm-shift towards a pro-active water management. […]

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The water cycle in the Krishna basin (India)

FutureWater has recently been granted a subsidy from the Netherlands Agency for Aerospace Programmes (NIVR) for a research project in the Krishna basin in India. Together with the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) FutureWater has embarked on an endeavor to systematically link simulation models and Remote Sensing derived information to successfully support water resources planning […]

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Collaboration between FutureWater and Tterra (Portugal)

Tterra e FutureWater trabalham em parceria, reunindo o conhecimento local com os métodos mais modernos de avaliação de disponibilidade de água. A parceria Tterra-FutureWater tem como interlocutor uma engenheira da FutureWater que trabalha em estreita ligação com a Tterra, em Portugal. Para actividades a concretizar em Portugal, técnicos especialistas da FutureWater permanecerão por um período […]

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Hydrological assessment of Rio Bravo

FutureWater has provided an assessment of the hydrological characteristics of the Rio Bravo in Mexico for the World Bank. The basin drains an area of over 600000 km2 about 50% of which lies in Mexico. The basin suffers heavily from overexploited aquifers and surface waters due to intensive irrigation and a rapidly growing (urban) population. […]

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Positive and negative effects of drainage in Fryslân

Client: Waterboard Fryslân Developments in agriculture and climate change will influence the amount and intensity of drainage in the Province of Fryslân in the Netherlands. The impact on (peak) discharges is yet unknown. FutureWater investigated the impact of changes in drainage on discharges with the FutureView methodology. The impact is of changes in drainage on […]

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