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The Drin Basin: A largely unexplored groundwater network, indispensable for human lives in the region

This article was published by the GEF funded Drin Project on the GWP Med website on World Water day 2022 and shared with IW:LEARN.

4483: Enabling Transboundary Cooperation and Integrated Water Resources Management in the Extended Drin River Basin

31 Mar 2022


Beneath the Drin River basin’s surface water bodies, lies one of the largest karstic areas in the world, comprised of tunnels, porous rocks, valleys and underground caves. The Drin basin’s groundwater system is a fascinating, yet still largely unexplored, network, indispensable for human well-being.