NGOs press European Water Directors for transparency in ongoing evaluation process of EU water legislation

Ahead of their meeting in Vienna on 29 November 2018, the Living Rivers Europe NGO coalition urges the EU Water Directors to refrain from endorsing […]


Wetlands International hosts European river restoration expert meeting

On 13 and 14 November, Wetlands International – European Association hosted the gathering of the European and Dutch network of river restoration experts at its […]


#ProtectWater campaign reaches a milestone

100,000 people across Europe and beyond have joined the #ProtectWater campaign within a month after its launch. By signing up, they told the EU Commission […]


Could this be the beer of the future?

100 Environmental groups launch European campaign to save the EU water law. A lot of things go into beer production, but it all starts with […]


First European Rivers Summit held in Sarajevo

250 people attended the first European Rivers Summit to save Europe’s free-flowing rivers and avoid further fragmentation by damming. The participants call upon EU and […]


Dam removal versus invasive alien species

The Water Framework Directive includes river continuity as one of the hydromorphological quality indicators that must be taken into account when evaluating the ecological status […]


Criteria for decision-making towards the improvement of river connectivity and dam removal considering the impacts of invasive fish species in the Iberian Peninsula

Ecological river restoration can contribute significantly to delivering good water quality and the conservation of freshwater species including fish populations. One of the key measures […]


Register now: 1st European Rivers Summit

  Dear river lovers, Join us at the first European River Summit, which will be held in Sarajevo from September 27-29, 2018! REGISTER NOW! To […]


No time to lose: new report highlights the urgent need to restore Europe’s rivers

Today, the European Environment Agency (EEA) published its 2018 European Waters report based on the second River Basin Management Plans (RBMPs) as adopted by the […]


Douro Vivo Network launched to protect Douro river and tributaries

On the International Day for Biodiversity, the Douro Vivo Network was launched at the Casa das Artes in Porto, Portugal. This new partnership of NGOs […]