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Friday 28 November 2008

Guided tour of the Locone Waterworks


  • Some photos of the visit

  • A group photo

The system of the Locone waterworks is part of the Framework Programme 2003 of the Region Apulia. The design involves also the construction of a new stainless steel water conduit in order to pipe water to the central areas of the Apulia Region, at the North of Bari and Barletta-Andria-Trani, the new province of the Apulia Region. During the visit it was possible to visit important hydraulic infrastructures.

The guided tour, organized by the company Faver SpA, AQP (the company of the Apulian Aqueduct) and the Apulian Section of the Italian Hydrotecnique Association, was attended by about 80 people. The visit was preceded by the introductions of eng. M. Pellegrini (AQP), eng. G. Di Marzo (Faver SpA). The visit was attended also by prof. L. Damiani (Director of the Department of Water Engineering and Chemistry of the Politecnico di Bari), eng. G. Gorgoglione and V. Bacco (Association of the Engineers of the Province BAT), Eng. G. Calò Carducci (past General Director Irrigation Board) and eng. R. Andriani (AQP). Many students and young engineers were present at the guided tour.

Stampa Stampa

Michele Mossa
Professor of Hydraulics at the
Polytechnic University of Bari
Department of Civil, Environmental, Land, Building Engineering and Chemistry
Via E. Orabona, 4 - 70125 Bari - ITALY


Coastal Engineering Laboratory
Area Universitaria di Valenzano
Strada Provinciale
Valenzano - Casamassima, Km 3, 70010 Valenzano, BARI- ITALY