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Network of Cities
with Lakes

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«Network of Cities with Lakes»

«Network of Cities with Lakes», is a private Non Profit Company seated at the seat of the Municipality of Dorida. The Network encounters to date 39 members from Greece, Cyprus and Albania.

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Country with highest number of lakes: Finland

Country with lowest number of lakes: Malta

Largest lake in Europe: Vänern – Sweden

Number of Lakes in Europe: 439959

99%
 

Number of Lakes in Greece: 65

30%
 

Number of Lakes in Cyprus: 3

1%
 

Network objectives

Documentation of the current situation
and identification of common problems

Documentation of the existing situation and identification of common problems recorded in the network lakes and the areas around them.

Sustainable management of the lakes
best preservation strategies

Creation of a number of directives for the sustainable management of lakes by applying best preservation strategies as regards to natural lakes and reservoirs in relation to the natural and human built environment.

Mapping water systems
database

The conduct of mapping of the European water systems, in order to create a database that will store all available information regarding the location, lakes and reservoirs morphometry and in which the problems of the area will be recorded.

Public awareness
change of human behavior

The creation of a number of directives about the sustainable management of the lakes by applying the best preservation strategies as regards to natural lakes and reservoirs in relation to natural and human built environment.

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Event about the Environment by Lamia Municipality and Europe Direct in Lamia

Posted on Ιούν 06 2016 at 08:54

  Municipality of Lamia and the European Information Centre “Europe Direct” of Lamia in cooperation with Network of Cities with Lakes, on the occasion of World Environment Day and the [...]

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The Annual General Meeting of the Network of Cities with Lakes on May 28 & 29

Posted on Μαΐ 18 2016 at 10:51

In Veria on 28 & 29 May 2016 the Annual General Meeting of the Network of Cities with Lakes will be held. Current water management issues and the development prospects [...]

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Lake Me

Posted on Απρ 25 2016 at 14:31

Ance (Athens Network of Collaborating Experts), is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation loves nature and showed it by organizing a special photo project. The photo Project was named «Lake Me» and [...]

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Leonardo Da Vinci

Water is the driving force of all nature.

Leonardo Da Vinci

Lao Zu

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water,
yet nothing can resist it.

Lao Zu

Marcus Samuelsson

For many of us, clean water is so plentiful and readily available that we rarely, if ever, pause to consider what life would be like without it.

Marcus Samuelsson

Michael Faraday

Water is to me, I confess, a phenomenon which continually awakens new feelings of wonder as often as I view it.

Michael Faraday

Albert Einstein

Look deep into nature, and then you
will understand everything better.

Albert Einstein

W.H.Auden

Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.

W.H.Auden

Nature never goes out of style.