Report of the meeting in Locarno, Switzerland, 5th – 7th December 2013

Organiser: SUPSI, Locarno, Switzerland

People taking part in the meeting:

  • Francesco Bedussi, Italy
  • Yunus Bayram, Turkey
  • Tommaso Corridoni, Switzerland
  • Jerzy Lebek, Poland
  • Liliana Moreira, Portugal
  • Cetin Mutlu, Turkey
  • Olivia Nogueira, Portugal
  • Marzena Pasek, Poland
  • Luca Reggiani, Switzerland
  • Tim, Germany
  • Jens, Germany
  • Tanja Weiβe, Germany

5th December

The day started with a welcome by DFA and being shown around the institution.

Tour of DFA facilities

Tour of DFA facilities

DFA presented its approach to their water footprint.

DFA presentation

DFA presentation

In the afternoon the participants visited the dam in Verzaska Valley.

The Verzasca dam

The Verzasca dam

The Verzasca Dam, which is 220 metres high, forms the artificial Lago di Vogorno near the entrance of the valley. We had a chance to talk to the dam engineer, who has been working for the company for quite a long time and was able to give us a lot of useful technical information about the place. His personal involvement could reflect the importance of local thinking about sustainability.
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