Please be invited to our next free webinar on the road to AIWW2023.
In the AIWW Webinar: Dealing with Drought, we discuss different river basins in Europe and how to deal with drought. In addition, we learn solutions from the Capetown area, a region that has been dealing with drought problems for some time.
Date: Thursday 6 April 2023 from 13:00-14:00 CET
- Introduction by our chairman of the day: Frodo van Oostveen, World Waternet
- Significance Climate scenarios for discharge in rivers by Frederiek Sperna Weiland, Deltares
- Aspects of drought on drinking water supply in the Rhine river basin and solutions for river basin management by Wolfgang Deinlein, IAWR
- Solutions in the Cape Town area by Bettina Koelle, Red Cross
- Closing by chairman of the day
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Wolfgang Deinlein is Managing Director of the IAWR – International Association of Waterworks in the Rhine Basin. IAWR is working towards protecting the quality of drinking water resources so that drinking water supply is possible using nature-based purification methods only. Wolfgang studied Geoecology at the University of Karlsruhe and works at Stadtwerke Karlsruhe, utility in southern Germany, where IAWR’s office is located. https://en.iawr.org/
Bettina Koelle is a senior learning specialist with the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre. She is passionate about experiential learning and creating innovative forms of effective dialogue. She has been designing and facilitating a range of large and small virtual and face to face dialogues and is driven by her passion for people and learning co-production processes.
Dr. Frederiek Sperna Weiland is climate change specialist at Deltares. She conducted a PhD at Utrecht University. Her research focused on uncertainties in climate change projections for major rivers of the world. In the past 10 years she applied and further developed this knowledge in many projects in the Netherlands, Europe, Africa and Asia. She has been involved in the development of the discharge scenarios for the Dutch national climate scenarios (KNMI’14 and the upcoming KNMI’23) and related international initiatives such as Rheinblick.