Regional Case Study

Choose, in consultation with your instructor, a watershed/drainage area in the region where you are studying.

Conditional requirements:

- Sufficient area ( >1000 ha).
- Multiple area functions (habitation, recreation, agriculture, nature).
- A specific water relating issue in the area is known (stakeholders have defined a set of problems).

Assignments

a) Draw maps of the area.

b) Organize with the relevant water authority an excursion through the area.

c) Conduct a survey among the user groups of the area. (Central question: What are the important issues for the people living in the area?).

d) Organise a discussion/question time with the municipality, the water manager, wildlife and agricultural representatives.

e) Propose solutions related to the identified problems.