On March 17, 2015 Assistant Minister for Water Management Mihajlo Stevanovic and his associates had a meeting with the representatives of a renowned Chinese company ‘China Machinery Engineering Corporation’.
This company showed an interest to study the possibilities of hydro-energetic use of the Vrbas basin between Laktaši and Gradiška, thereby putting emphasis on the multipurpose facilities ‘Trn’ HPP and ‘Laktaši’ HPP. The construction of appropriate multipurpose hydraulic structures could be a solution for protection from natural disasters. Integrated water management has been gaining in importance in the last decade of this century. We are witnessing announced climate changes especially excessive rainfall and drought. Growing extremes, which surpass maximums of recorded damage from natural disasters, indicate that integrated water management is the most favorable solution for protection from possible natural disasters.