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    THE AREA

    • >  44 thousand hectares in size
    • >  22 thousand hectares of paddy fields

    • >  36 municipalities in the provinces of Biella and Vercelli

    • >  9500 consortium members

    • >  3 artificial reservoirs
    • >  5 hydroelectric power stations
    • >  1 Acqueduct

    • >  1 DOP Riso di Baraggia Biellese e Vercellese (PDO rice from the Baraggia Biellese and Vercellese area)

    Based on article 3 of the Statute, the reclamation area on which the Consortium operates has a total area of 43,938 ha, which are located in the following provinces and municipalities:

    a) Province of Vercelli – Municipality of: Albano Vercellese 1213 ha- Arborio 1967 ha - Balocco 2344 ha - Buronzo 2372 ha - Carisio 2693 - Casanova Elvo 799 – Formigliana 863 ha - Gattinara 2425 ha - Ghislarengo 1046 ha - Greggio 947 ha - Lenta 1829 ha – Lozzolo 47 ha - Oldenico. 139 ha - Rovasenda 2853 ha - Roasio 1549 ha - San Giacomo Vercellese 924 ha - Santhià 884 ha - Villarboit 2428 ha.

    b) Province of Biella – Municipality of: Benna 920 ha - Borriana 120 ha - Brusnengo 582 ha - Candelo 869 ha - Castelletto Cervo 1446 ha - Cavaglià 373 ha - Cerrione 1196 ha - Cossato 1119 ha - Dorzano 72 ha - Gifflenga 200 ha - Lessona 204 ha - Massazza 1182 ha - Masserano 1364 ha - Mottalciata 1765 ha - Salussola 3194 ha - Sandigliano 515 ha - Verrone 726 ha - Villanova Biellese 769 ha.


    OPTIMAL IRRIGATION ENVIRONMENT


    As part of the referenced and reorganizational tasks envisaged in articles 45 and 51 of Law no. 21/99 attributed by the Piedmont Region Council to the Consortium, by Resolution no. 90 - 1306 of 4/11/2005, the division of the territory delimited by the rivers Dora Baltea, Sesia and Po has been arranged, naming the northern one of 117,663 hectares the "Baraggia Biellese and Vercellese irrigation area".

    In this vast territory, irrigation works referring to reservoirs and diversions from torrents are included, as well as programmes for the development of water resources through new artificial reservoirs with the restructuring and reorganisation of the existing patrimony of water.

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    Consorzio di Bonifica della Baraggia Biellese e Vercellese
    The Reclamation Consortium is a public utility company that operates in the Baraggia Biella and Vercelli area, in Piedmont, to facilitate its growth and competitiveness...

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    THE CONSORTIUM

    President
    Dott. Dino Assietti

    Our location
    Via Fratelli Bandiera 16, 13100 Vercelli

    Contacts
    Switchboard: +39 0161 283811
    Fax: +39 0161 257425
     segreteria@consorziobaraggia.it
    PEC:  consorziobaraggia@legalmail.it

    OFFICE HOURS

    Monday through Friday: 8.30 - 12.30 / 14.30 - 18.00

    Related websites

    Riso di Baraggia Biellese e Vercellese DOP
     www.risobaraggia.it
    S.I.I. S.p.A.- Servizio Idrico Integrato del Biellese e Vercellese S.p.A.
     www.siispa.it
    Ente Servizi ed Aree espositive di Caresanablot
     www.esaec.it

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