The Southeastern County of Gran Canaria at the international conference ‘Sustainable Water Management in Cities’

December 16, 2010

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Juan Diaz

The Southeastern County of Gran Canaria was founded in 1990 in order to solve the serious water shortage problems suffered by the citizens of the three municipalities that form part of it: Agüimes, Ingenio and Santa Lucía. Since that moment, after solving this main problem, it has been making an outstanding job in the environmental, […]

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Video impression of the Conference

December 16, 2010

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Video impression of the Conference

Video produced by Randall I. Brenes

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Impressions of the conference by Manuel Calderón Chéve

December 16, 2010

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Mayor Nicaragua

Manuel Calderón Chévez, Mayor of the city of León, Nicaragua, shared his impressions on the Conference with us. “‘The experience of the city of Zaragoza is very interesting. It can help us a lot in Nicaragua. It touches upon a lot of aspects, aspects of water storage, water distribution and also water demand’.The Mayor is […]

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Interview with Kala Vairavamoorthy, SWITCH Scientific Director

December 16, 2010

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Kala Vairavamoorthy

By Andrea van der Kerk What are your expectations on the Conference? I have high expectations from the conference. I hope that the conference can catalyse change towards more sustainable urban water management in the “City of the Future”. This can only be achieved by demonstrating research and sharing knowledge across a range of different […]

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Exponen en España trabajo de descontaminación del río Bogotá

December 15, 2010

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Panel presentations

Andrés Molano Téllez Redactor EL TIEMPO ZONA (reposted from eltiempo.com) El 90% de las aguas de la parte alta del caudal se ha descontaminado, afirmó la bióloga Mónica Sanz. El anuncio fue hecho en la conferencia ‘Gestión sostenible del agua en las ciudades, la implicación de las partes interesadas para un cambio y acción eficaces’, […]

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Plans for Integral Sustainable Development in Gran Canaria

December 15, 2010

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By Josefa Caballero With inadequate land based water resources, a growing population, an expanding tourism and an economy dependent on agricultural export, the County of the South East of Gran Canaria did not seem to have many developmental alternatives three decades ago. Still through coordinated efforts, skilled planning, courageous decisions, and the integration of environmental […]

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Conference photos

December 15, 2010

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Conference photos on Facebook

Please see below links to photo albums as posted in our Conference Facebook page. Please tag yourself and others you know. If you do not have Facebook, you can still access the public albums by clicking on below links. Kindly let us know if you have photos you would like to share with us on […]

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