Adapting to CC and Mitigating Water Scarcity by Innovative UWM in Cuba

  • Research & Development
  • Aug 2013 - Aug 2017
  • Partners: CUJAE, INRH, IIIA
  • Donor: European Commission
  • Donor Programme: Aid to developing countries of the European Commission (PHARE, TACIS, CARDS, MEDA, ALA, FED, EAR)
Latin America and the Caribbean
Latin America and the Caribbean

The objective of this project is to contribute to alleviate water scarcity issues in Cuba through 2 research activities and 1 capacity building component which involve the introduction of innovative practices on urban water management. The activities aim to contribute to increase water availability in Cuba by (i) decreasing the demand of potable and drinking water and (ii) encouraging wastewater reclamation and reuse. Activities: 1. Use of saline water as secondary quality water in the urban environment in Cuba 2. Reclamation and reuse oriented wastewater management in Cuba 3. Capacity building through education and training