June 25 - 29 2013

IWHA Conference - Montpellier, France

Conference tours

 

PRE CONFERENCE TOUR Tuesday, June 25 – 9:00 - 18:00

Optional Pre conference tour in Montady (60 km southwest of Montpellier)

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This visit will allow us to share a original experience on one of the most attractive scheme of the region, the radioconcentric land and water organisation of Montady old lake which was drained in the 13th Century and still is managed by a local users association. We start from the presentation of old documents on the history of Montady in Pierresvices archives building and we travel to the site and meet the association and the research team working on the long and modern histories of this original place. If you decide to join us for this tour, please, come a day before !

 

Additional cost : 50 Euros

 

POST CONFERENCE TOURS Saturday, June 29 8:30 - 6:30

Tour 1: Pont du Gard

A travel in 2000 years water history to the museum of Pont du Gard (including visit of the modern scheme of BRL in the region), or to the Herault Valley where old irrigation scheme of Gignac will be presented. Tour 2 : 8:30 am – 6:30 pm. From Mountains of Cevennes to the Coast of Hearualt, the variety of schemes, institutions and conflicts. How to understand the diversity of water users in the Basin of Herault ? Water is a old issue in this region with a mediterranean climate, drought and inondations, interdependance and old history of gouvernance.

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Aditional Cost: 50 euros

 

Tour 2: Herault Valley

From Mountains of Cevennes to the Coast of Hearualt, the variety of schemes, institutions and conflicts. How to understand the diversity of water users in the Basin of Herault ? Water is a old issue in this region with a mediterranean climate, drought and inondations, interdependance and old history of gouvernance.

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Aditional Cost: 50 euros