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Institute

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Happy New Year 2015

Irstea wishes you an excellent new year in 2015 and invites you to read an online greeting card.

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Waters

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A guide to managing leaks in drinking water systems

Onema and Irstea have published a guide to help local communities create action plans to manage leaks within their water systems.

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Territories

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WIKIAlps, Alpine countries connected by sustainable regional development

Forget tunnels, this wiki will create links and reveal common needs! Ignoring national borders, 7 countries have joined forces to create WIKIAlps, a new online tool aimed at public decision-makers and researchers which will implement true regional sustainable...

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Waters

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A 200-year overview of significant floods in France

Learning from the past to better prepare for future events : that is the goal of the book Significant Floods in France. Almost 175 floods have been documented in this new inventory, carried out at the same time as the European Floods Directive (2011) went...

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Territories

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Natural mountain hazards: what if we collaborated?

The Alpine regions are rallying together for the transnational management of natural mountain hazards. Together, they are investing in the capitalization and standardization of nationally led prevention and protection measures through the START_it_up project...

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DISCOVER

Sharing water resources

There is water on Earth. However, as P. Barthelemy points out, "The Earth is actually brown, dyed blue." He indicates that despite the planet's blue colour, easily accessible fresh water is very scarce. That's why it's so important to save, preserve and evaluate the resource, now and for the future. Irstea research is currently tackling this universal and practical issue.

Published 10/02/2014

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Irstea, the National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture, is Public Scientific and Technical Research Establishment (EPST). Irstea consits of 9 sites in France.

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Agricultural equipment projet : questionnaire set up for manufacturers

Irstea has been commissioned to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the agricultural equipment sector and to deliver support recommendations to encourage industrial innovation and development as part of the French industrial development and agricultural ecology project.

Participate in the online questionnaire.