Title: Euwareness Report: Case Study 2 (Italy): Marecchia-Conca Water Basin 
Resource Type: document --> case study 
Country: EU Projects 
Year: 2002 
Availability: Dente, B. and Goria, A. (2002) Case Study 2 (Italy): Marecchia-Conca Water Basin. Istituto per la Ricerca Sociale (IRS), Milan, Italy. http://www.euwareness.nl/results/Italy-2-kaft.pdf 
Author 1/Producer: Bruno Dente and Alessandra Goria 
Author / Producer Type: EC Project 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.euwareness.nl/results/Italy-2-kaft.pdf  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Water resources and their management -->Water resources and their management Overview
 
Short description: EUWARENESS is a research project on European Water Regimes and the Notion of a Sustainable Status. Research institutes from six European countries (Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland) have been cooperating in this two year project (2000-2002). More information is available on www.euwareness.nl. The project is supported by the European Commission under the 5th Framework Programme, and co-ordinated by the University of Twente in the Netherlands. 
Long description: The Marecchia-Conca water basin covers a total surface of 1347 sq. km (as defined by the administrative boundaries of the Marecchia-Conca inter-regional Basin Authority (henceforth AdB)), distributed as follows: - 531 sq. km in the Province of Rimini (Emilia-Romagna Region) - 96 sq. km in the Province of Forlì (Emilia-Romagna Region) - 520 sq. km in the Province of Pesaro-Urbino (Marche Region) - 200 sq. km in the Province of Arezzo (Toscana Region) The water basin includes the Marecchia cone (Figure 1), the biggest hydrological sink of the Region, accounting for more than 150 millions of cubic metres of water, which feedsmost of the municipalities in the Province of Rimini, as well as the tourist inflows during the peak season. 
Link to Project(s): EUWARENESS European Water Regimes and the Notion of a Sustainable Status
 
Submitted By: Dr Stefan Gödeke WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 23/07/2009