EUROPEAN COMMISSION: WATER FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVE WILL NOT BE CHANGED
The newsletter comprises the EC announcement that the WFD will not be changed together with the ECRR Statement on the EU BIodiversity Strategy 2030. Especially the EC's target to restore at least 25,000 km of rivers into free-flowing rivers through the removal of primarily obsolete barriers and the restoration of floodplains and wetlands. The ECRR will start an a European-wide survey on the availability of national policies, principles, plans and best practices of river cintinuity and natural process restoration.The AMBER project found amongst others at least 100,000 obsolete barriers are fragmenting and deteroration Europe's Rivers. But their developed tools will surely help for guiding the restoration of river ecosystem to protect and restore biodiversity in rivers. The Smart ways to improve river connectivity webinar record can be watched, a free digital Rivers Magazine can bedownloaded. The Voice of the Danube calls for free registration on the Danube newsletter on the latest developments in the Danube region's water service sctor. And the ISRivers 2021 is announced ast the 9th World Water Forum is!
Download ECRR eNews #11 05.07.2020