Turkey - Presentation of the water allocation system in Southern France

The World Bank, providing technical assistance to the Turkish Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs, wished that the operational experience of water allocation, in French river basins under conditions of water scarcity, be presented. IOWater was in charge of identifying the main organizations: Adour-Garonne Water Agency, Canal de Provence Company, the Water Users’ Associations (ASA) of the Gap and Ventavon canals in particular, who testified of their experience of managers in situation of water scarcity The French case described and analyzed in this study was presented in Ankara on 30 and 31 October 2013 at the international seminar jointly organized by the World Bank and the Turkish Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs.