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News, October 2013.
The results of activities carried out under the Responsible Water Resources Management for Sustainable Development Program were presented at the “Water Resources: the Dangers and the Potential for Threat Forecasting, Management and Prevention” National Scientific Conference
From October 7 to October 12, 2013, Prof. E.Venetsianov and postgraduate student G.Zvesdenkova from the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Water Problems, the key participants in the Program, presented a report at the national scientific conference “Water Resources: the Dangers and the Potential for Threat Forecasting, Management and Prevention” that was held in Maisky settlement in Tuapse raion, Krasnodar.
The report, entitled “Environmental-Economic and Organizational-Legal Challenges of Transferring to a System of Regulating Water Quality on the Basis of the Best Available Technology” was devoted to the transition from water quality standardization “at the end of the pipe” to regulating production processes that are the real sources of pollution. Proceeding from the results of work performed in 2013, an analytical review “Responsible Water Resources Management on a Municipal Level” was completed under the editorship of Prof. E.Venetsianov. It was handed out to all the participants in the conference, sent to the Russian Association on Water Supply and Discharge and to stakeholders upon request.
The final resolution of the conference also included the proposals of the key participants in the Responsible Water Resources Management for Sustainable Development Program.