Drought occurs more frequently these days due to environmental changes. During periods of drought, distributing the limited amount of water over an area is a complicated puzzle. Various stakeholders in agriculture, nature, and industry may have conflicting ideas as to a fair allocation of water.
For water authorities, managing water during drought is a difficult balancing act that is governed by stakeholder prioritization. Flow data is indispensable as input for a fair allocation of water to stakeholders.
Independent online flow rate data offers water managers guidance when making choices that directly impact opposing stakeholder interests.
Read here about the factors that shaped a creative runoff strategy for Brabants Walwater and how this resource is now better utilized.