04/10/2013

New case study from Corsica, France: Water collection, distribution and use in Bonifacio

The city of Bonifacio is situated at the extreme south of Corsica Island in France. Due to its strategic geographical location the city has been under siege quite a few times during the past centuries.

The water supply for the city in general and the army in particular has always been a serious problem in Bonifacio. To ensure water during long lasting sieges and summer droughts the inhabitants of Bonifacio have developed systems relying on rainwater as well as groundwater exploitation.

In this case study these systems are presented. 

Read more on this case: http://www.hydriaproject.info/en/france-cosrsica-bonifacio/relevance8