Submission on Policy Options for the Blueprint to Safeguard Europe’s waters


RESTORE and several partners with an interest in European water policy made the following submission to the European Commission's Consultation on Policy Options for the Blueprint to Safeguard Europe's waters. We highlight the importance of river restoration and green infrastructure for improving the health of Europe's waters and the role our networks can play in achieving these goals.

The REFORM website is now live!


REstoring rivers FOR effective catchment Management - www.reformrivers.eu/


Project duration: November 2011 - October 2015


HSBC is investing to help provide access to safe water


HSBC is investing $100m to help transform the lives of more than 1 million people through providing access to safe water and spearheading water protection projects. The bank will be working with leading charities on social and environmental projects which have the potential to provide long-term economic benefits to local communities.

see this website for more information: http://www.hsbc.com/1/2/newsroom/news/2012/water-programme

The benefits of a revived urban watercourse in Riyadh


Come along to Green Week and hear RESTORE partners talk about Advancing European Integrated River Basin Management


Advancing European Integrated River Basin Management - side session

23 May - 11.30 - 13.00

Salon Rouge


These presentations will highlight the European-wide experience of integrated river basin management and how initiatives such as the Water Framework Directive, EU LIFE project funding and transnational approaches to basin programs have assisted in the advancement of water quality improvements, environmental flows and aquatic biodiversity at the river basin scale across the EU.