Watershed Management Strategies for the Sustainable Environmental Rehabilitation of Stressed Areas in Northern Greece

by Christos A. Karavitis, (M.ASCE),
Ioannis G. Karavokyris,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Watershed Management and Operations Management 2000


The present paper has a two prong emphasis. Firstly, it demarcates the physical, structural and socio-economic environment in central Macedonia and the associated water management issues. Secondly, it attempts to delineate holistic watershed management strategies for the region incorporating as a case study the recently completed action plan for, the environmental rehabilitation of Lake's Koroneia watershed approximately 16 km north - east of Thessalonike, where the basin-wide degradation has reached almost catastrophic dimensions.

Subject Headings: Watersheds | Rehabilitation | Sustainable development | Land reclamation | Case studies | Water management | Urban and regional development | Europe | Greece | Macedonia

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