Resources

News

NGOs team up for healthy river ecosystems in Europe

Wetlands International – European Association joins forces with other environmental and fisheries organisations to call attention for stronger protection of rivers and wetlands in Europe. […]

Event

EVENT- The river Sava: Threats and restoration potential

On 28 March 2017, our Member EuroNatur Foundation will launch the ‘Sava White Book: The Sava River Basin – its ecological character, main threats and restoration […]

Case study

Restoration of marshes in the Rhine basin for flood and drought risk reduction

Natural water retention measures can help reduce flood and drought risks in Europe. Restoration of the water storage capacity of marshes in the upstream section […]

News

Towards a sustainable vision for river ecosystems and riverine landscapes in Poland

Having reviewed the plans of the Polish government to regulate and modify major rivers of Poland for navigation purposes, Wetlands International-European Association wishes to express […]

News

Wetlands International on the ENV Council conclusions on Sustainable Water Management

Brussels: Wetlands International – European Association positively acknowledges the great interest of the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the EU to discuss sustainable water […]

Publication

Fluvial territory: Restoration space

This technical note on river restoration explores the concept of Fluvial Territory as a space of sufficient width and continuity to retain or regain the […]

Publication

River Sinuosity Index: Geomorphological characterisation

Technical note on river restoration This technical notes on river restoration explores the concept of sinuosity. Sinuosity is used to define the degree of meandering […]

Publication

Channel gradient: Calculation process using GIS

Technical note on river restoration This technical note on river restoration adresses the calculation of river channel gradients using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The channel […]

Publication

What is river restoration?

Technical note on river restoration This technical note explores the concept of river restoration, addressing it as a process to re-establish or recover a natural […]

Publication

How can a river be hydrologically restored?

Technical note on river restoration This technical note on river restoration discusses how hydrological restoration should be incorporated in river restoration, and which are the […]