The Firma project will apply the techniques of agent-based modelling in five participatory case studies: Click on each region in the map below to see standardised case description.


Policy issues

Barcelona Spain

Augmenting water supply to reduce risk, financing investment

Limburg Netherlands

Integrated water planning taking account of consumer behaviour and its impact on water demand

Orb Valley France

Integrated catchment planning through ‘river contracts’

Thames region England

Water scarcity and demand management in response to increasing environmental restrictions, predictions for climate change and rising consumer demand

Zurich Switzerland

Shifting from water supply to demand management



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