RIFF: River flow forecasts for water resource management in France

Sectors of reference: 
Stakeholder(s) of reference: 
Etablissement Public et Territorial de Bassin Grands Lacs de Seine, Syndicat Mixte d'Etudes et d'Aménagement de la Garonne


What is RIFF?

RIFF is the new climate service experimented in France to manage water resources at a seasonal scale over Seine Catchment and Garonne Valley.

What does RIFF do?

By feeding a river-routing model by seasonal forecasts, RIFF provides river-flow forecasts at key period to anticipate the evolution of water-stocks.

Who can RIFF help?

RIFF addresses drought or flood risks for a best management of the reservoir refilling in spring and draining in summer.