Progress Since 1979 in Norway

by Rolf Skretteberg, Norwegian Water Resources &, Electricity Board, Oslo, Norway,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Urban Hydrology

Abstract: Following the completion of the major research program 'Purification of Wastewater' in 1978, the organized research activities in urban hydrology almost came to a standstill. The need for new initiative and central coordination became apparent. Thus, an urban hydrological working group (UHA) was established in 1979 with the goal to promote, plan and coordinate the national urban hydrological activities. The UHA works as an advisory body to the Norwegian Hydrological Committee (NHK) who retain the formal responsibility. UHA consists of representatives from the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA), the Norwegian Water Resources and Electricity Board (NVE), the Norwegian Association of Local Authorities (NKS) and the State Pollution Control Authority (SFT). Refs.

Subject Headings: Hydrology | Water pollution | Urban development | Hydrologic models | Municipal water | Water resources | Municipal wastewater | Europe | Norway

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