Sustainability Science Workshop: Water issues in Siem Reap

When, local time: 
Saturday, 25 June 2016 - 8:30am to Sunday, 26 June 2016 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Cambodia, Siem Reap
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Contact: 
m_iniguez-de-heredia@unesco.org

To identify the water related problem in Siem Reap province and provide some solutions as well as identifying indicators under sustainability science approach.
The key objective of this sustainability science pilot project is to help restore and preserve Angkor World Heritage site´s water management system by strategic planning of the surface
and groundwater systems of the Siem Reap and their interactions with the ecosystems of the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve using sustainability science approach.
In order to achieve this key objective, the sub-objectives are:
 Identify how to standardized sustainability science methodologies.
 Identify potential sustainability indicators related to water management.
 Protect water reserves by reducing the amount of water drawn from the water table
through the use of eco-technologies.
 Restore and conserve water resources and consequently, raising awareness on water
importance and appeal to the public-spiritedness of all to avoid wasteful or improper
use of water.
 Improve the hydrological monitoring of the system.
 Production and dissemination of the best practices and examples of this pilot project,
including recommendations.