Articles | Volume 374
17 Oct 2016
 | 17 Oct 2016

River water quality modelling under drought situations – the Turia River case

Javier Paredes-Arquiola, Javier Macián, María Pedro-Monzonís, Edgar Belda, Andrea Momblanch, and Joaquín Andreu

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One of the most common problems during drought conditions is maintaining a good water quality while securing the water supply to demands. This research analyses the case of the Turia River Water Resource System located in Eastern Spain. As a result, during drought conditions concentrations of pathogens and other contaminants increase, compromising the water supply to Valencia City. In order to define possible solutions for the above-mentioned problem, we have developed an integrated model.