The International Water Symposium “Water preservation: Solutions for sustainable water service management” will take place in Marseille on 2 October 2017.

The "Société Eau de Marseille Métropole" (Marseilles Metropolitan Water Society) is organising the International Water Symposium on  “Water preservation: Solutions for sustainable water service management”, , in partnership with the Mediterranean Water Institute (IME), Mediterranean network of water professionals, in Hémicycle du Pavillon de la Métropole, Jardin du Pharo, Marseille on 2 October 2017.

This event aims at showcasing solutions, ongoing projects and best practices, in the regional, Mediterranean and sub-Saharan contexts. Stakeholders from Algeria, Burkina Faso, France, Mali, Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia among other countries will share their field experiences with French counterparts around three main subjects:

(1)     Improving performance in water resources management

(2)    Innovative development solutions for climate change mitigation and adaptation

(3)    Successful experiences in international cooperation and aid

Tangible presentations, such as on the control and saving of water resources, the energy performance of water facilities, the improvement in productivity of networks, new types of management contracts of high-performance services, as well as raising awareness on saving habits, will facilitate an exchange on best practices and the setting up of tangible solutions adapted to the specificities of the site.

On this occasion, CO-EVOLVE will be represented by the Departement of Hérault, which will present the first results of activity 3.10 ("Enabling factors for sustainable co-evolution in touristic areas - Mediterranean scale: Water cycle and depuration).