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Analysis of Scenarios of Water Demand Management – Assessment of Impacts at regional level (incl. Cyprus Case Study). European Commission, DG Environment.

Different water demand management options are explored and analysed. Additional water demand management measures are considered, in particular water pricing and land use planning, through the development for each scenario, in every one of the five case studies. Furthermore, the different socio-economic and environmental implications of both options were assessed, with particular focus on the agricultural sector and public water supply for tourism...[Read more]

Development of Integrated National Water Monitoring Programme and Development of Associated Databases supporting the implementation of Article 8 of the Water Framework Directive 2000/60/EC. Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment, Cyprus.

The main objectives of the project were the design of an integrated national monitoring programme for all water categories (rivers, lakes, coastal and groundwater) of Cyprus according to the provisions of Article 8 of the Water Framework Directive (WFD) 2000/60/EC and the design of integrated databases and associated Geographical Information System (GIS) applications to store, analyse and present the data collected...[Read more]

Final Study, Design, Preparation of Tender Documents and Supervision of Construction of Solea Dam, Cyprus. Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment, Cyprus.

The aim of the Solea dam is to confront the irrigation problems in the Solea Valley. The irrigation needs at present are met by diversions from the Karyotis river which do not fully cover them. The sizable amounts of winter flows are exploited by diversion and storage in the off- channel dam of 4 Mm3 capacity. An irrigation distribution network will meet the irrigation demand of 3.4Mm3 per year...[Read more]

Hydrologic and Hydraulic Study for the Pedhieos River within Nicosia Municipality for the construction of a Linear Recreational Park and Cycle Lane. Municipality of Nicosia, Cyprus.

Knowledge of the hydrologic behaviour of the stream, particularly during floods of various frequencies, is necessary for the proper design of the Linear Park and cycling lane along the Pedhieos river, so that damages to properties are reduced and loss of life is avoided. A hydrologic and hydraulic study has been carried out for the dimensioning of the streambed to accommodate rare flood events, with up to 500 years return period, so that the streambed is protected and the various structures are properly designed...[Read more]

Storm water evaluation and design of the disposal network for the Xylophagou Village. Local Authority of Xylophagou Village, Cyprus.

The project aimed at the elaboration of a Master Plan for the organization of storm runoff disposal network for the whole area of Xylophagou village at a return period of 10 years, which could be constructed gradually according to available funding and hierarchical replacement of problematic sewers and elaboration plan for defining necessary sizes of sewers in new areas under development...[Read more]

Implementation of Articles 4 & 5 of the Flood Directive 2007/60/EC in Cyprus. Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment, Cyprus.

The aim of the project was the implementation of Articles 4 and 5 of the Directive 2007/60/EC on the assessment and management of flood risks and the relevant national legislation. The main objectives were the preliminary flood risk assessment in accordance with the relevant guidance documents and the identification of areas for which there is serious potential flood risk...[Read more]

Determination of important hydrological features for Oroklini Lake in order to contribute to the restoration and management of the protected SPA Natura 2000 Lake in Larnaka, Cyprus. Birdlife Cyprus. 

The overall objective of the project was the determination of the important hydrological features of the lake and the assessment of a number of proposed water management works that were proposed in order to control the water level in the different areas of the lake and prevent the drying-out of the lake during the dry season. These objectives contribute to the overall restoration and management of the Oroklini Lake and the achievement of the favourable conditions for the target bird species...[Read more]



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