We provide know-how, and related tools, to on better use of surface water and groundwater in water-scarce river basins.

Our main activities on water management are related to: 

  • Water allocation to competing users

  • Performance assessment of water use

  • Irrigation water requirement

  • Measurement and control of flow in open channels

  • River basin management

This is the world leading manual on flow measurement and flow control in open channels and canal systems.

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The manual "Water Requirements for Irrigation and the Environment" is being translated into Chinese. Publication of this book is due by mid  2023.

The Chinese edition of this book is available from: