Promoting new ways of teaching and learning through the use of new technologies in the study of hydraulic heritage is the main objective of the "Innovative Learning by Hydraulic Heritage Mapping" project, an initiative that will be coordinated by the Universitat Jaume I and that is framed in the call for Erasmus+ KA2 projects of Strategic Associations in the Field of School Education.
Belonging to the Interuniversity Institute of Geography, the group has started a project on the assessment of water poverty in urban environments on the Mediterranean coast: case studies (Alicante, Murcia and the metropolitan area of Barcelona), directed by UA Professor in Regional Geographical Analysis and Physical Geography María Hernández Hernández.
SIGUA (Geographic Information System of the University of Alicante) receives the "Spatineo Quality Awards" for the quality of its space services published under the international standards OGC and INSPIRE.
The researcher Rubén Alejandro Villar Navascués, from the Agua y Territorio research group and linked to the Interuniversity Institute of Geography, has been recognized with the prize for the best doctoral thesisex aequo offered by the Cátedra del Agua of the University of Alicante, for his thesis entitled "Supply systems and urban-tourist water consumption trends in the coastal municipalities of Alicante (2000-2017)". Congratulations!!