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“Waterways and sustainable development” report of the International Conference held at Bonn / Königswinter June, 13-15, 2000. The report can be ordered at the WWF Institute for Floodplains Ecology, Josefstr. 1, 76437 Rastatt, Germany or Dr. Edith Wenger wenger@wwf.de

 

 

 


When looking at several “100-years floods” of the river Rhine in Germany in the past twenty years it may be of little surprise when similarities appear in other river systems:

The Washington Post / Sunday May 6, 2001
Disasters All, But Not as Natural as You Think By Michael Grunwald /

“Yes, there was a 100-year flood event on the Mississippi River this spring. Again. This was the Mississippi's fourth "100-year flood" in the past eight years.” The whole article here.


The Resolution of the International Conference “Waterways and Sustainable Development” held at Bonn / Königswinter in Germany in June 2000 you can find at:

http://www.panda.org/europe/freshwater

 

First published: 20.12.2000
Last update: 24.10.2001