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Infrastructure to Cope with Drought in 2017

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Infrastructure to Cope with Drought in 2017

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Area: 5888268 km2
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Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
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Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Countries: Mexico
Regions: Panuco
Project SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
Sustainable Production (SDG 12.4)
Progress to Date: 10% Reduce water consumption per tonne
Services Needed: Research & analysis
Desired Partner: NGO / Civil Society
Language: Español
Start & End Dates: Jan. 2021  »  Dec. 2024
Project Website: s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/ungc-production/attachments/cop_2...
Contextual Condition(s): PHYSICAL: Inadequate infrastructure
Additional Benefits: Long-term partnership(s) created
Beneficiaries: Local communities / domestic users
Planning & Implementation Time: More than 3 years
Primary Funding Source: pool
Project Challenges: RESOURCES: Lack of technical resources
Project Source: Admin
Profile Completion: 85%

Project Overview

In addition to the new work described above, we would like to mention what we have done in recent years, which has made it possible to cope with a particularly dry summer in 2017, an exceptional condition that could occur again in the future. In the Apennines, the Modena area has been equipped over the years with infrastructure designed to manage the water requirements and the original municipal aqueducts have been interconnected so that the physical integration of each of t…

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In addition to the new work described above, we would like to mention what we have done in recent years, which has made it possible to cope with a particularly dry summer in 2017, an exceptional condition that could occur again in the future. In the Apennines, the Modena area has been equipped over the years with infrastructure designed to manage the water requirements and the original municipal aqueducts have been interconnected so that the physical integration of each of them makes up an infrastructure system capable of mutuality and subsidiarity. In the Apennines area near Bologna, on the other hand, the interconnection with the Modena system, the construction of two new pumping plants in the municipality of Guiglia and in particular the construction of a new storage and pumping plant in the Monte Severo (Monte San Pietro, BO) area, have made it possible to reduce reliance on tanker trucks to supply water tanks in the mountains. In 2019, Hera Spa's service area, 726 m3 were distributed to manage water shortages or drought of the source, which represents about 0.00023% of the volume fed into the network. In Romagna, where Hera operates mainly as a distributor, Romagna Acque Societˆ delle Fonti built the "Standiana" drinking water plant (capable of treating a flow of 1,100 l/sec) in the Ravenna area in response to the problem of water reserves on the Adriatic coast, a major tourist destination, supplementing the Ridracoli feeding system.

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Basin and/or Contextual Conditions: PHYSICAL: Inadequate infrastructure
Project Benefits: Long-term partnership(s) created
Indirect or Direct Beneficiaries: Local communities / domestic users
Months & Implementing: More than 3 years
Primary Funding Source: Pool funding (i.e., joint funding of several partners)
Challenges: RESOURCES: Lack of technical resources

Project Narrative

¥ To create a circular economy approach for the Water District as a whole. ¥ To build and deploy 2 pilot projects aimed at integrated water solutions which can improve public spaces and mobility. ¥ To identify funding mechanisms required to implement and run the pilot projects. ¥ To encourage community involvement in order to actively engage both residents and the floating population in the project.

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Hera (Holding Energia Risorse Ambiente, Energy Resource Environment Holdings) is a multiutility company based in Bologna, Italy. Hera operates in the distribution of gas, water, energy, and waste disposal in the provinces of Bologna, Ferrara, Forlì-Cesena, Modena, Ravenna, Rimini, Pesaro … Learn More

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