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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 43 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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Δίκτυο Λιμνών και Παναμάς

Welcome and host of delegation from the Republic of Panama

Posted on Φεβ 06 2019 at 08:03

In the context of extroversion and development of cooperation between the Network of Cities with Lakes with representatives of foreign states, the meeting with representatives from the Republic of Panama [...]

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1st annual meeting of Network’s BoD for 2019

Posted on Φεβ 06 2019 at 08:00

The 1st annual meeting of Network’s BoD for 2019 was held on Thursday 17th January 2019, at the Central Union of Municipalities of Greece, in Athens. The President of the [...]

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Annual General Meeting of the Network of Cities with Lakes for 2018

Posted on Μαΐ 03 2018 at 14:36

On Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd of April 2018, the Annual General Meeting  of the Network of Cities with Lakes was held with great success in the Municipality of Ziros, [...]

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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.