“Consorzio di Bonifica Sannio Alifano” (including “Consorzio di Bonifica Valle Telesina”) is located in Southern Italy, Campania Region.
Administrative area (ha): 112.996
Irrigation infrastructures (ha): 14.070
Irrigated surface (ha): 16.602 (41% of the total cultivated area)
Main irrigation water supply: river;
Catchment areas and capacity
1. Volturno river, Colle Torcino (1984) – 1.750 l/s
2. Lete river (1960) – 675 l/s
3. Volturno river, Ailano (1969) – 5.270 l/s
Water misuses and competition between sectorial water use.
“In recent years, we were looking for additional water resources to satisfy an increased irrigation demand. We finally found new resources just managing in a more efficient way what we already have”
…“efficient infrastructures and irrigation methods can reduce
water volumes up to a 30%. Agriculture uses between 50%
and 70% of the total freshwater. Therefore our role is crucial
in water saving for the entire community”, Ing Natalizio,
Consortium General Director.