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Date:3/20/2009

Berlin, 19 March 2009 World Water Day on Sunday, 22 March aims to raise public awareness of the increasing scarcity of clean drinking water on our planet. In a densely populated world, droughts and floods are causing more damage than ever before.

Helmholtz scientists in the research field Earth and Environment are working on solutions to precisely these problems. In cooperation with partners from other countries and in multidisciplinary teams, they are looking at the issue from all angles from its biological aspects to its economic dimensions and the legal framework. "Our research is targeted towards clarifying how the different aspects of this question interrelate, and making detailed recommendations on the sustainable management of water as a fundamental natural resource," says Prof. Jrgen Mlynek, President of the Helmholtz Association.

Below we present a selection of the research projects currently in progress at Helmholtz Centres on issues including water management, maintenance of water quality, flood risk management and climate research. For more detailed information, contact persons and addresses, images and follow-up links, please refer to our virtual press pack at: www.helmholtz.de/Weltwassertag2009_Pressemappe

WATER MANAGEMENT

  • A sustainable water supply for Braslia
    Scientists from the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) have launched a joint German and Brazilian project to develop system solutions for the various water-related problems in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

  • GOODWATER ITN: Specialists for environmentally friendly groundwater management
    A new EU research programme, the Goodwater Initial Training Network (ITN), trains specialists in the field of groundwater research and management, imparting cutting-edge scientific skills. The Institute
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Contact: Thomas Gazlig
presse@helmholtz.de
49-302-063-2957
Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres
Source:Eurekalert

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