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Water Resources Management

Research in environmental management with particular emphasis on water resources management within the context of the Water Framework Directive (2000/60) and relevant European Community and National legislation (drinking water quality 80/778/EEC and 98/83/EC, quality of surface waters intended for the abstraction of drinking water fro human consumption 75/440/EEC, quality of bathing waters 76/160/EEC, protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources 91/676/EEC, urban wastewater treatment 91/271/EEC, landfill of solid wastes 99/31/EC, protection of the environment and in particular of the soil, when sewage sludge is used in agriculture 86/278/EEC).

Selected Research Projects.

  • Hydropolis - Urban Development and Water Infrastructure:  Towards innovative decentralized urban water management (Ministry of Education, Riligious Affairs, Culture and Sports, 2012-2015).
  • Guidelines to the Cyprus Competent Authorities for policy formulation for sustainable management of pig farming wastes in compliance with EU Practice (LIFE, EC, 2004-2007).
  • Development and implementation of integrated water resources management policy to a river basin, through the application of a social wide local agreement, based on the principles of Agenda 21 and the provisions of Water Framework Directive 2000/60/EC. (LIFE, EC, DG XI, 2004-2007).
  • Integrated Management of Hydrosystems in Conjunction with an Advanced Information System (ODYSSEYS) (General Secretariat of Research, 2003-2006).
  • Revision of the Master-plan for the Management of Water Resources in Greece (Ministry of Development, 2002-2003)
  • Investigation of the possibilities for the management and protection of Lake Plastira – Mathematical Modelling of the water quality parameters of the Lake (Municipality of Karditsa, 2001-2002).
  • Implementation of EC Directive 91/271 for Wastewater treatment and disposal in Greece ((Ministry of Environment and Public Works (2001-2002).
  • Towards a sustainable management of solid wastes in the EU, (EU-DGXII 1996-2000).
  • Design and Operation of Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Plants. Human Network for Dissemination of Research and Technology (General Secretariat for Research and Technology, 1996-1998).
  • Master-plan for the Management of Water Resources in Greece (Ministry of Development, 1996-1997).
  • Specifications for a Survey of Industrial Wastewaters in Greece (Ministry of Environment and Public Works, 1996).
  • European Centre for Mathematics and Technology of Urban Water Pollution (EU- DG, 1994-1998).
  • Evaluation of Alternative Schemes for Supplying Corfu with Potable Water (County of Corfu, 1994).