Protection of coastal aquifers from seawater intrusion (PRIMAC)


Community Initiative Program INTERREG IIIA Greece - Italy 2000-2006


Studies and actions to monitor and protect coastal areas, with particular emphasis to the management of water resources

Measure 3.1. PIC INTERREG IIIA - Improvement of management of the ecosystems

Project title:

Integrated actions in order to protect coastal areas from anthropogenic pollutions and for groundwater restoration by reversing the seawater intrusion in coastal aquifers.


  1. Lead partner CNR-IRSA, Water Research Institute
  2. University of Patras, Department of Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering Laboratory
  3. Technical University of Bari, Department of Chemisty and Water Engineering (DIAC)
  4. CRA-UR-SCA (Agronomic Experimental Research Center)
  5. Municipal Enterprise of Water Supply and Sewage of Patras (DEYAP)

Project coordinator and contact person

The project is coordinated by the IRSA Water Research Institute Bari - Italy

The coordinator contact details are:

Dr. Ing. Costantino Masciopinto
Phone: +39 080 58 20 537