. Fight against the effects of cold drop in the Spanish Levante

The effect of the Cold Drop has brought torrential rains and strong gusts of wind to the affected provinces, which has caused large floods in cities and agricultural and livestock areas causing substantial economic and human losses. It is necessary that measures be taken to combat the effects of cold drop and climate change, we must review the urban and rural drainage works that we have in susceptible areas.

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Floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh are increasingly extreme.

The overflow of the rivers, including one of the largest in India, the Brahmaputra has caused great floods. Climate change has caused increasingly extreme seasons throughout South Asia with very dry periods and periods of torrential rainfall, which makes it increasingly necessary to carry out a comprehensive irrigation and drainage plan that guarantees the sustainable development of the agriculture and the sustainability of large population centers, as well as improving urban drainage.

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Drainage and cleaning of channels should be prioritized in Indian regions by cyclonic activity

The cyclone season of the Indian Ocean has begun and threatens to be very activated by global warming, preventive measures must be taken in the drainage of agricultural and urban areas, the cleaning of the riverbed

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Floods and effects in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi due to cyclone Idai

(Español) El ciclón Idai ha provocado grandes inundaciones y cuantiosas pérdidas humanas y económicas en Mozambique, Zimbabue y Malawi. Hay reportado más de 730  muertos, se han  destruido infraestructuras y comunicaciones, se han inundado miles de hectáreas de cultivo y poblaciones enteras, hay 2,8 millones de personas afectadas, un millón de niños requieren ayuda urgente, las pérdidas económicas se estiman en miles de millones de dólares.

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Floods in Japan require improving the efficiency of surface and internal drainages.

Floods as a result of torrential rains in Japan have caused some 209 deaths as well as damage to roads and bridges infrastructure, landslides, constant water and electricity cuts and transport disruptions, have been evacuated around 5 million people.

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Floods in the Balkans requires more drainage works.

Juan G.R. Floods in the Balkans require more drainage works. Water and Irrigation. Vol: 5, No. 1: 13-16, June, 2014, Spain. Heavy rains as a consequence of the combined action of different meteorological factors within and outside the territory of the Balkans in 2014 has…

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Agriculture Ministers Agree to promote sustainable water use

Agriculture Ministers Agree to promote sustainable water use. Rotary Journal, Queretaro, Mexico – Argentina.  American Agriculture Ministers agreed to promote the sustainable use of water for agriculture and rural areas. The delegations agreed on the need to work together to boost agriculture projects in the…

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Haiti needs to increase the irrigation and drainage infrastructure to mitigate the food crisis

Juan G R. Haiti needs to increase the irrigation and drainage infrastructure to mitigate the food crisis. Water and Irrigation, Volume 1, Nº 1: 5-7, 2010, Spain. Haiti is badly damaged and now needs to be reconstructed, over two months of the earthquake more than…

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The Guadalquivir river needs channel correction and drainage works against floods

Juan G. R. The Guadalquivir river needs channel correction and drainage works against floods. Water and Irrigation, Volume 1, Nº 2: 7-8, 2010, Spain. During different months of 2010, heavy rains have affected the Guadalquivir river basin in the Community of Andalucia at Spain and…

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The exploitation of excessive rains in Spain requires more hydraulic development

Juan G. R. The exploitation of excessive rains in Spain requires more hydraulic development. Water and Irrigation, Volume 1, Nº 2: 1-2, 2010, Spain.            The year 2010 in Spain, considered to be wet so far, shows that the use we make of the excessive water…

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Major flooding in urban areas of Spain, warning about the deficiencies in the drainage systems

Juan G. R. Major flooding in urban areas of Spain, warning about the deficiencies in the drainage systems. Water and Irrigation, Volume 1, Nº1: 3-4, 2010, Spain. Major flooding in many cities in the Andalucia Community and the island of Tenerife belongs to the Canary…

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Major flooding by insufficient drainage infrastructure

Juan Garcia R. Major flooding by insufficient drainage infrastructure. Information Newspaper , Alicante, Spain Pág.28, 14/10/2008/ It is necessary to take measures in time to fight a strategic and effective control against floods and economic damage, material and human resources that cause the excessive waters,…

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