Professionals of the Private Institute for Climate Change Research, ICC, organized the national workshop “Experiences about rainwater storage as a measure to adapt to climate change” last Wednesday, April 27th, in Guatemala City.

The workshop was held at the UVIGER building, San Carlos University. This workshop is part of the Project Multicyt 02-2015 “Drinking water for rural communities and schools based upon rainwater storage. A contribution from the technological park of Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa. Escuintla.”

The workshop is a follow-up activity for the departmental workshop hosted last April 8th at the facilities of the Guatemalan Center for Sugarcane Research and Training, CENGICAÑA, where the participants shared experiences about rainwater storage systems.

For this event, professionals from FAO, Guatemala City Municipality, Guatemalan Association for Water and Sanitation, Actions against Hunger, SENACYT, RASGUA, DURMAN and the ICC joined. Lectures were about methods for water storage, current situation of water quality for human consumption, and best practices for rainwater harvesting, among others, will be hosted. The ICC wants to thank our sponsors FAO-Guatemala, PMA and Durman for their support organizing these events.

Participants were satisfied with the conferences.

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