UAN Territorial School of Water
The Territorial School of Water was born from a research hotbed in 2009 called the Observatory of Urban Rivers (ORU-UAN) between teachers and students of Antonio Nariño University's Faculty of Environmental Engineering, addressing the need for the articulated study of urban water systems and planning. territorial, with technical methods typical of environmental engineering, and territorial community processes, towards the collective construction of quantitative and qualitative information for decision making and the social appropriation of knowledge.
Thus, in 2019, the Territorial School of Water was created, with the main objective of expanding the field of work, not only from a research field, but also to bring academics closer to the communities, the government and business sectors in the framework of social projection in learning, strengthening and building citizen competencies in environmental studies.
During the 10 years of history, processes have been developed in different municipalities that integrate hydrographic basins in urban and rural areas. In the case of Bogotá, the basins of the Salitre, Fucha and Tunjuelo rivers have been worked on , as well as municipalities such as Fusagasugá and the San Antonio stream, Zipacón in the sub-basin of the Apulo river, Soacha and its main river that bears the same name, Chía con and the Frio River, the Teusacá River basin and the municipalities of Calera, Sopó, Choachí among others.
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