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Universidad Mayor de San Simón (UMSS – Bolivia)


San Simon University (UMSS) and the National Electricity Company (ENDE) subscribed in 1986 an agreement for scientific cooperation with the Laboratory of Hydraulics of KU Leuven, Belgium. The main goal of this inter-university project funded by the bilateral program of the Belgian Administration for Development of Cooperation (BADC), was the installation of the Laboratory of Hydraulics of San Simon University (LHUMSS); including the construction of the infrastructure, equipment and training of personnel.
LHUMSS provides education in river modelling, sediment transport, urban drainage and wastewater treatment, hydro-energy, water distribution systems, hydrology, hydraulics and irrigation.