The Autonomous Community of the Basque Country, Spain (WWDR3, 2009)
With a long history of floods and a risk of drought, Basques know how important it is to plan ahead while protecting ecosystems and water quality. Building on a new regulatory framework in line with European Union directives, they are implementing strategies to anticipate, mitigate and manage these risks, along with new ones linked to climate change and variability.
- Read the summary case study [bookmark pointing to full WWDR3 - PDF - 30 MB]
- Read the full case study "Water Stewardship in the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country" [English PDF, 4.5 MB], a publication of Ur Agentzia (Agencia Vasca del Agua) and UNESCO Etxea.
This geographical area was also examined in the following Report: