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STOP DROUGHT! THE WROCŁAW DEBATE ON COUNTERACTING THE EFFECTS OF DROUGHTS IN CITIES

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The topic of the third meeting as part of the public consultations regarding the Drought Effects Counteracting Plan (DECP) draft was minimising the effects of drought in cities. This time, experts from the State Water Holding Polish Waters met with the residents, entrepreneurs and local government representatives in Wrocław. Currently, the Polish Waters holding plans and conducts hydro-technical investment projects aimed at improving water retention, i.e. water storage, in the Lower Silesia region of Poland.

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THE POLISH WATERS HOLDING PLANSM TO INTRODUCE MEASURES TO PREVENT LOSSES IN AGRICULTURE RESULTING FROM DROUGHT

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The State Water Holding Polish Waters announced a number of drought prevention measures for the agriculture sector. The first consultation meeting on the Drought Effects Counteracting Plan (DECP) was held in Poznań on September 11th, and choosing this city to host the event was by no means an accident. More than half of the Polish forest and agricultural areas threatened by drought are located in the Wielkopolskie Voivodeship. In 2018 alone, droughts affected over 53,000 farms in this province of Poland and generated losses estimated at nearly PLN 1.2 billion.

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