Provence-Alps-Riviera Region: Regional water management decrypted for the World Bank

On request of the World Bank, a visit to study the multi-purpose water management model used in Provence was organized on the sidelines of the World Water Forum in Marseilles from 12 to 17 March 2012. Over three days, with the participation of the Rhone-Mediterranean and Corsica and Adour-Garonne Water Agencies, the Canal de Provence Company, the Marseilles Water Company, Electricity of France and IOWater, the Delegation studied, during many visits, the diversity and complexity of the Provence- Alps-Riviera region through the legal framework of institutional management, the main tools for planning, management and regulation, urban management of water and sanitation services.