SENTINEL-2 AGRICULTURE User Consultation. Federação Nacional de Regantes de Portugal. www.fenareg.pt. VALE DO SORRAIA” WATER MANAGEMENT AND AGRICULTURAL PROJECT. 25 th April 2012. Frascati , Italy. PORTUGAL. “Vale do Sorraia” Water Management and Agricultural Project . CLIMATE.
Federação Nacional de Regantes de Portugal
VALE DO SORRAIA” WATER MANAGEMENTAND AGRICULTURAL PROJECT
“Vale do Sorraia” Water Managementand Agricultural Project
In Portugal, the mediterranean characteristics of the climate turns water supply for irrigation an important issue in agricultural activity. Plants vegetative grow and maturation usually happens in summer time, when high levels of temperature and solar radiation occur, together with almost null rainfall.
This water storage fulfils, practically with no restrictions, the needs of an irrigation season that in average consumes 40% of the three dams total useful capacity.
> Water supply and delivery:
- Agriculture and industry.
> Management and exploitation of Hydro-electrical Power Stations
- Maranhão Dam;
- Montargil Dam;
- Gameiro smallDam.
Tillagecrops, sugar beet, potato, forageandotherscropsofminorimportance.
FEDERAÇÃO NACIONAL DE REGANTES DE PORTUGALwww.fenareg.pt