During today’s (July 25th) press briefing at the Vistula River, Marek Gróbarczyk, Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation has recalled that the current low water levels and periodic floods have resulted from long-term negligences in the Polish water management.
Continue reading “DROUGHT IN POLAND. HOW DO WE COUNTERACT IT? BRIEFING OF THE MINISTER MAREK GRÓBARCZYK AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL WATER MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY”
On 24 July, the Warsaw-Boulevards water gauge showed that the level of Vistula was only 41 cm. On most of Polish rivers, the low levels of water are observed. What is the reason for this situation? The lack of snow cover in winter, low rainfall and high temperatures, i.e. the drought. The Polish Waters work intensively to prevent its effects.
Continue reading “LOW LEVELS OF WATER IN RIVERS. RETENTION AS A RESPONSE TO THE DROUGHT”
Wojciech Skowyrski, Deputy Director of the Department for Flood and Drought Protection in Polish Waters, describes the pro-environmental ways of dealing with drought and flood and completely new perspective on water management.
Continue reading “RIVERS CONCRETING? WE DON’T DO THIS ANYMORE. INTERVIEW WITH EXPERT FROM POLISH WATERS.”