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Hydraulics and Environment Department Hydraulics and Environment Department
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Presentation

The main function of the Department of Hydraulics and Environment is to coordinate the scientific and technical activities developed by its operating units, including the external representation of the Department.

In addition to these functions, it directly coordinates several strategic projects for the sector, being noteworthy the establishment of the International Water Center LIS-Water, on public policies, regulation of water services and water resources.

The researchers from the DHA coordination team are also involved in two research and innovation projects.

It assures the external representation of the DHA in several national and international fora, among which are the following:

Parceria Portuguesa para a Água
http://www.ppa.pt/

Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe
http://jpi-urbaneurope.eu/

European Innovation Partnership on Water - EIP on Water
http://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/innovationpartnership/

Programme Committe da International Water Association (IWA)
http://www.iwahq.org/

Conselho Nacional da Água (CNA)

International Standards Organization (ISO), Technical Commitee TC 224 - Service activities relating to drinking water supply systems and wastewater systems - Quality criteria of the service and performance indicators

Comité Européen de Normalisation (CEN)- Comité Technique 165 - Wastewater Engineering

Coordenação pelo LNEC do Programa Doutoral H2Doc - Environmental Hydarulics and Hydrology, IST-LNEC.

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