Por un futuro sostenible de nuestros recursos hídricos

FutureWater es una entidad de consultoría científica que ofrece asesoramiento y soluciones innovadoras en el ámbito de la gestión eficiente y sostenible del agua. Ayudamos a generar y transferir conocimiento desde la esfera de la investigación al de la planificación real.

El equipo humano de FutureWater dispone de una amplia experiencia en el desarrollo de Herramientas de Soporte a la Decisión en las que se combinan métodos de simulación numérica, sistemas de información geográfica y técnicas de teledetección.

FutureWater lidera y participa en proyectos promocionados y financiados por una amplia diversidad de usuarios desde entidades de gestión y planificación del agua, fundaciones, comunidades de regantes, hasta instituciones de investigación y organismos internacionales. El equipo humano de FutureWater también organiza y participa activamente en acciones de formación y capacitación de usuarios y técnicos mediante la impartición de cursos, conferencias y charlas.

FutureWater tiene oficinas permanentes en Wageningen (Países Bajos) y Cartagena (España). También dispone de oficinas satélite en países donde se desarrolla una gran actividad (Maputo en Mozambique, Phnom Penh en Camboya, y Meru en Kenya).

Últimas noticias

eTrainings in Kenya: Flying sensors and remote sensing for water management in agricultural systems

In March and April 2021 FutureWater, together with HiView, is conducting a series of online training courses on flying sensors (drones), agricultural applications, hands-on processing and interpretation of aerial imagery, setting up a drone unit, the use of WaPOR to access remotely sensed derived data, and real water savings in Kenya. In a comprehensive course, HiView…

Training course on climate risk assessment for Panama Canal river basin started

This week a training to various experts in Panama has started on the use of the WEAP tool to assess climate risks and future water resources availability and demands. The training will focus on water users in the river basin belonging to the Panama Canal, including the water requirements for the operation of the canal…

Kick-off eTraining on Flying Sensors for agricultural purposes in Jordan

On the 22nd of February we had the Kick-off event of the training on “Flying Sensors for agricultural purposes”. IHE Delft Institute for Water Education and the National Agricultural Research Center of Jordan (NARC) are collaborating with FutureWater and HiView in providing this tailor-made training. With a grand opening by both IHE Delft and NARC…

eTraining in Rwanda finished: Rwanda water professionals ready to use WEAP and Google Earth Engine

Last week FutureWater has finished the Tailor Made Training for the Rwanda Water Resources Board (RWB) on Water Allocation Modeling and Remote Sensing Analysis. We taught about 20 participants of the RWB how to work with the Water Evaluation And Planning model WEAP and the Remote Sensing platform of Google Earth Engine (GEE), state of…

eTraining in Malaysia and Vietnam: Real Water Savings in Agricultural Systems

Does drip irrigation lead to real water savings? What is the impact of changing the irrigation efficiency on basin scale water flows? How can water managers implement water savings technologies that lead to real water savings? FutureWater provided eTrainings to water managers from Vietnam and Malaysia about these subjects. A training manual and several supporting…

Mavo Diami services launched: Farmers now receive land suitability advice on their mobile phone

We reached a next step in the G4AW Project Mavo Diami in Angola. Farmers now receive land suitability advice for various crops on their mobile phone through a Telegram application. The application is called the KRES Service. Already up to 100 farmers are registered to this KRES Service, and the number of registrations is growing…

FutureWater organizes tailor-made training in Kenya on crop models and remote sensing for water management in agricultural systems

FutureWater, HiView and ThirdEye Kenya have partnered with Egerton University (Crops, Horticulture & Soils Department) to conduct a tailor-made training on ‘Crop models and remote sensing for water management in agricultural systems’. This training project is funded by the NUFFIC – TMT program. Aim of the training The training will enhance capacity of Egerton educational…

FutureWater releases new HiHydroSoil dataset: Global Maps of Soil Hydraulic Properties at 250m resolution

Today, FutureWater has released a new high resolution dataset containing global maps for Soil Hydraulic Properties: HiHydroSoil v2.0! It is the second generation HiHydroSoil dataset, after the first release in 2016. HiHydroSoil v2.0 is a definite upgrade of the first version, since it is build with higher quality input layers and with a higher spatial…

FutureWater has successfully started a new Tailor Made Training for the Rwanda Water Resources Board

We are pleased to announce that we have successfully hosted our first online webinar on our new Tailor Made Training for the Rwanda Water Resources Board (RWB) on Water Allocation Modeling and Remote Sensing Analysis. We will teach about 20 participants of the RWB how to work with the Water Evaluation And Planning model WEAP…

FutureWater contributes to the development of a robust land use plan for the Panama Canal River Basin

FutureWater and IDOM have successfully started a new project in Panama to support the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) with the challenges of the future such as regional development and climate change in the Panama Canal River Basin.  Para atender a los retos de desarrollo territorial y de adaptación al cambio climático a los que se…