The Bioscientific Center of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment (Di3A) at the University of Catania recently hosted the final conference of the GIFLUID project. The event showcased the works carried out by the partnership in both the Catania area and Rabat, on the Island of Knights.
Chiara Aiello’s article, dated November 20, 2023, summarizes the thirty months of studies and works, the partnership consisting of five entities, and the total funding of over two million euros. The GIFLUID project – Green Infrastructures to Mitigate Flood Risks in Urban and Sub-Urban Areas and to Improve the Quality of Rainwater Discharges was financed under the Interreg V-A Italy-Malta 2014-2020 Program.
The final meeting of the project, recently held in the main hall of the Di3A Bioscientific Center, was attended by institutional representatives and various project partners: University of Catania, The Energy & Water Agency, Municipality of Aci Castello, Rabat Local Council, and the Sicilian Region.
Professor Giuseppe Cirelli, full professor of Agricultural Hydraulics and Hydraulico-Forest Arrangements at the University of Catania and scientific director of the GIFLUID project, opened the proceedings on November 17. He focused on the completed works: green infrastructures for mitigating hydraulic risks in urban and suburban areas and improving the quality of rainwater discharges.
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For more details, visit the link to the event on November 17, 2023.