Montenegro Prepares to Manage Flood Risks

By , 03 Dec 2019, 09:31 AM Lifestyle
Montenegro Prepares to Manage Flood Risks Ministry of Agriculture

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December 3, 2019 - Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has earmarked considerable funds for the implementation of new projects in the domain of water management through which Montenegro will receive first plans for managing risks from floods. This project will contribute to strengthening capacities in the domain of water management and environment protection.

 

The project is implemented by the Public Works Administration.

Director-General of the Directorate for Water Management, Mr Momčilo Blagojević, pointed out that Montenegro had adopted important legislative and strategic documents in the domain of water management and that implementation of numerous projects aimed at better management of underground and surface waters was underway.

 

Mr Blagojević said that the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism in cooperation with competent institutions, put efforts to improve the situation in water management.

Research on underground waters will be continued through this project. Part of the project is also the development of preliminary flood risk assessment and hydrological and hydraulic model of the River Bojana and the Skadar Lake, which is a priority for Montenegro.

Text by CDM on December 2, 2019, read more here.

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