Publications on River Restoration in Europe

This page gathers the most interesting case studies, best practices and other relevant studies on River Restoration in Europe. Feel free to download the publications and share them among your network.

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Improved regional cooperation in design and financing of river restoration measures by using the Ecosystem Services Approach - Practical insights for regional water managers

This study was financed by the Dutch Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Milieu and the German Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz, Bau und Reaktorsicherheit as part of their acivities in the context of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and Lakes (adopted 1992 in Helsinki, short: Water Convention) and by Nidersäksische Ministerium für Umwelt, Energie und Klimaschutz.

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The Handbook for Management and Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems in River and Lake Basin

GWP and INBO launched at the World Water Forum in Korea this handbook that draws from real-life experiences, practical examples and expertise acquired in national and transboundary basins throughout the world. It is organized by the theme and centred on the key issueslinked to managing and restoraing aquatic ecosystems. The work includes contributions from several authors who represent different approaches in this complex domain, including experts on IWRM and the environment.

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SEE River Toolkit for facilitating cross sectoral management of river corridors

The SEE River Project sucessfully developed the SEE River Toolkit, a generally applicable model and guidance how to reach common agreement on river management for the harmonisation of both - development and conservation interests. It is an innovative tool, based on local and international experience that outlines a new direction and represents a good basis for the future sustainable use of river corridors.

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6th European River Restoration Conference report

Special edition newsletter presents a selection of the conference workshop sessio, keynote speaches, panel discussions, field excursions and River Talk interviews.

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Past ECRR events

Please go to the Past ECRR events page for an overview of all conferences, seminars, field trips, etc. that the ECRR organised.

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ECRR Newsletters Back Catalogue

This pages contains all the ECRR newsletters from 1996 - 2014. More recent editions are available below as separate publications.

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5th European River Restoration Conference report

This special edition newsletter presents a selection of the conference workshop sessions, the keynote speech by the EU commissioner for the environment, mr Janez Potočnik, the launch of the ECRR Community of Practice of 5 pilot river basin catchments, the interview with EU Water Director mr Peter Gammeltoft, and a panel discussion with representatives of various sectors.

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Jokien kunnostus Euroopassa: mahdollisuuksien taide

RESTORE Layman's Report: Finnish translation

RESTORE -projektin loppuraportti:LIFE09/INF/UK000032

RESTORE –hankkeen loppuraportti ei ole pelkästään yhden projektin raportti, vaan se on tavoitteita esittävä ohjelma, jossa kerrotaan RESTORE-projektin saavutuksista ja luodaan silmäys RESTORE-projektin jälkeiseen aikaan. Siinä painotetaan tärkeitä poliittisia ja teknisiä haasteita, jotka on vielä ratkaistava jokien kunnostuksen eteenpäin viemiseksi.

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Restauration des cours d'eau en Europe : l'art du possible

RESTORE's Layman's Report French translation: Rapport de vulgarisation de RESTORE LIFE09/INF/UK/000032

Plus qu'un rapport de projet, le rapport de vulgarisation de RESTORE est un document cadre qui souligne les réalisations de RESTORE, tout en regardant au-delà du simple programme de RESTORE et en mettant l'accent sur les politiques et les défis techniques qui doivent encore être surmontés pour faire avancer la restauration des cours d'eau.

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RESTORE het layman’s report: LIFE09/INF/UK000032

RESTORE's Layman's Report has been translated into Dutch: Rivierherstel in Europa: de kunst van wat

Het RESTORE layman’s report is meer dan een projectrapport, het is een document dat op basis van de resultaten van RESTORE een aantal belangrijke agendapunten naar voren brengt. Het rapport gaat ook over de tijd na RESTORE en bekijkt de belangrijke uitdagingen inzake het beleid en de technische problemen die nog steeds overwonnen moeten worden om rivierherstel te bevorderen.

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