4th International Conference of the Global Network of Water Museums
The 4th Conference of the Global Network of Water Museums, titled “Water Museums and Groundwater: making the invisible visible”, took place in Marrakech, Morocco, from the 26th to the 28th of October.
The conference was hosted by the Museum of Water Civilizations of Morocco ‘Mohammed VI’ – Aman, and supported by the Ministry of Religious Endowments and Islamic Affairs of the Kingdom of Morocco.
The programme included thematic sessions on the heritage of water in Morocco and Maghreb, ancestral hydro-technologies of underground canals (‘khettara’), the management of oases in desert environments, and good practices and solutions for resilience adopted and disseminated by water museums. Interactive sessions, the General Assembly of WAMU-NET, and inspiring visits to the historical hydraulic heritage of Marrakech and to the Atlas Mountains completed the Conference Programme that you can download here.
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