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Urban heat islands - Do we have enough water to mitigate urban heat waves?10:00 - 12:30 CET, REKK WorkshopEvent

With summer temperatures rising and heat waves becoming more frequent, the urban environment is becoming increasingly hot, threatening the quality of life and health of urban dwellers. Densely built-up areas are becoming noticeably hotter than outlying ...

The challenges of sustainable water resource managementClean water and basic sanitation conferenceEvent

The UN General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2015. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the backbone of the programme, setting out its concrete actions and targets. The Ökopolisz Foundation has launched a series ...

An ecosystem service overview of the Drava floodplainEcosystem Service approach to connect river dynamics, natural flow processes and landscape management examples in the floodplain of the Drava RiverAnalysis

Analysis was prepared for the WiseDrava program - Wise water management for the conservation of riverine and floodplain habitats along the Drava River (LIFE17NAT/HU/000577)

Reducing flood risk through floodplain restoration along the Danube River and tributariesAnalysis

The main objective of the Danube Floodplain Interreg project focuses on the improvment of transnational water management and flood risk prevention while maximizing benefits for biodiversity conservation.

Cost estimation and exploration of the regional economic aspects of the use of the legally designated right bank emergency polder of the Rába RiverAnalysis

When an exceptionally high flood takes place on the Rába sections below Sárvár, decision-makers responsible for flood protection can choose between two defense strategies. They can opt for intensive defense on the main dike sections or use the emergency ...

Energy saving and greenhouse gas mitigation potential on the drinking water network of the Novi Sad Water Utility10:00-12:00 CETEvent

A team of hydraulic engineers, energy economists and water policy experts worked with the Novi Sad Water Utility Company (ViKNS) to discover potential energy saving measures on the drinking water network of Novi Sad. Hydraulic modelling has been applied ...

The role of economic instruments in addressing conflicts of interest in water: allocation of scarce water resourcesHungarian Journal of Hydrology 2021. Volume 101 Special IssueResearch paper

Predictable access to sufficient water is one of the cornerstones of social well-being, but unlimited resources are available to a lower and lower extent in much of the world. Hungary's position is good for the time being, but there are signs of ...

Approaches to state flood recovery funding in Visegrad Group CountriesEnvironmental HazardsResearch paper

Flood recovery is an important period in the flood risk management cycle. Recently, flood recovery has become viewed as an opportunity for future flood damage mitigation. Financial flows to cover flood damages and rules regarding their allocation are ...

LAND4FLOOD – Regional WorkshopMulti-purpose land use agreements in floodplains and flood water storage reservoirsEvent

The Water Economics Unit of REKK has been an active participant of LAND4FLOOD, a Europe-wide multidisciplinary scientific cooperation in the field of nature based flood management. LAND4FLOOD is a COST Action cooperation supported by the EU Horizon 2020 ...

Introduction to Water EconomicsEvent

Aims and objectives and description of the course The course aims to develop a coherent mainstream economic view on the social and natural aspects of complex water-resource management issues. Course descriptionThe course takes a step by step approach ...