Living Rivers Europe Coalition requests sustainable inland navigation in final trans-European transport (TEN-T) rules

Ahead of the EU negotiations on the final TEN-T rules, the Living Rivers Europe [1] coalition of NGOs working towards the protection of rivers, lakes […]


Webinar: Restoring European Swimways

Join us for a deep dive into the world of Swimways! On May 25th, from 10:30-12:00 CET, we’re hosting a webinar on “Restoring European Swimways” […]


Petition to save Polesia from E40 waterway construction

The Save Polesia coalition has launched a petition calling on the European Commission and the governments of Poland, Ukraine and Belarus to save the region […]


Dams are falling all over Europe!

Groningen, The Netherlands (April 25, 2023) – A new report by Dam Removal Europe reveals another record-breaking year for river barrier removal in 2022. A […]


EU countries face EU legal action over lack of sustainable water management plans

The European Commission has opened infringement proceedings against 16 EU countries over their failure to present water management plans required by the Water Framework Directive […]


Vote for your favourite dam removal project from 2022!

The voting has opened for the 2022 European Dam Removal Award. Five nominees from different corners of Europe have made the shortlist. The award aims […]


World Water Day: The water impacts of lithium extraction

Today marks World Water Day, an annual event celebrating the most precious resource for people and nature. The same day, governments, including the EU, are […]


World Water Day river walk

To celebrate World Water Day, our Spanish member CIREF (Centro ibérico de restauración fluvial) is organising a walk along the Manzanares river in Madrid. The […]


Recommendations for the Asia-Pacific Regional Multi-Annual Indicative Programme

At the beginning of March, the Directorate General for International Partnerships organised a virtual discussion to follow up on the implementation of the Multi-annual Indicative […]


UK Dam Removal Conference

Dam Removal Europe, The Rivers Trust and national partners are hosting a UK Dam Removal Conference on 18-19 May 2023. The two-day event will focus […]