PROGRAM

8th. WORLD WATER FORUM

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AGENDA

8º FÓRUM MUNDIAL DA ÁGUA

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Session 3.e.2 - Improvement of Water Infrastructure Resilience and Sustainability

Thursday - 9:00 - 10:30

THEME

Development

ROOM

Room 28

DESCRIPTION

[OS-TP-35] 

As industrialization and urbanization development deepens, the comprehensive and sustainable management of water infrastructure to improve its resilience to global challenges becomes more important. This session will discuss the challenges faced by water infrastructure and share the experiences of different countries in balancing the demands for infrastructure development and sustainable water resources management. This includes the management of water diversion projects, water storage infrastructure, water supply projects, and irrigation and drainage facilities at both local area and river basin scales. Strategies for coping with these challenges and enhancement of related services will be discussed in this session.

MEMBERS OF THE SESSION COORDINATION GROUP
"International Economic & Technical Exchange and Cooperation Center, Ministry of Water Resources of China (China)
Natural Heritage Institute (USA)
Inter-American Water Resources Network
The Nature Conservancy - TNC, tbc
Bureau of Reclamation (USA)

 

SESSION PARTICIPANTS

 

● Sophia Philippe Gourbesville (TBD)

● Oscar de Moraes Cordeiro Netto (Diretor)

● Iván Mustafá Durán (Gerente General)-TBD

● Megan McFarlane(TBD)

● Brazil ANA/SABESP Alan Vaz Lopes (Deputy Superintendent of Enforcement)

● Dhesigen Naidoo, Director, WRC