Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) is the executive agency of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, dedicated to promoting safety, mobility, and quality of life. RWS safeguards the Netherlands against flooding, facilitates safe transportation, and maintains access to green spaces, clean water, and drinking water for all inhabitants.
City of Dordrecht
The City of Dordrecht is a municipality situated in the Rhine-Meuse delta, distinguished by its unique location surrounded by tidal nature and the De Biesbosch natural reserve park. The municipality of Dordrecht is committed to fostering a nature-inclusive society and developing a sustainable urban environment.
The Permanent Center for Environmental Initiatives Authie and Canche Valleys (CPIE) is an environmental organization focusing on the preservation and enhancement of the Authie and Canche valleys in Pas-de-Calais, France. Through its initiatives, it strives to promote sustainable practices and the conservation of these unique natural areas.
Federal Waterways and Shipping administration (WSV)
The Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration (WSV) is a vital agency within Germany, responsible for the management and regulation of the country's extensive network of waterways and shipping routes.
The University of Liège (ULiège)
The University of Liège (ULiège) is an academic institution located in Liège, Belgium. The group HECE of ULiege is specialized in hydrological and hydrodynamic modelling of river systems, including flood risk modeling, climate impact assessment, and adaptation strategies.
French Inland Waterways (VNF)
Voies Navigables de France (VNF) oversees France’s vital inland waterway network, prioritizing climate resilience and local expertise development. They have experience in ISO14001-certified bank restoration projects using plant techniques, informing on national guidelines, and actively engaging in transnational environmental collaborations.
The Mixed Water Management Syndicate of the Lys Basin, also known as SYMSAGEL, is a key organization dedicated to sustainable water resource management in the Lys River Basin in France. SYMSAGEL manages the Lys river water development scheme with enforceable regulations, focusing on flood risk prevention, wetlands restoration, erosion control, and water resource planning.
Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO)
Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO), managed by Tipperary County Council in Ireland, is an initiative for preserving Ireland's main water resources. They emphasize sustainable water management and work with local authorities and stakeholders, focusing on water quality and community engagement.
Dundalk Institute of Technology
Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) is a prominent higher education institution in Ireland's North-East region. They are recognized for their environmental research through the Centre for Freshwater and Environmental Studies (CFES). CFES focuses on Lake and Catchment Management, Agri-environmental Research, and Water, Communities, and Development.
Groupe de Recherche, Animation Technique et Information sur l’Eau (GRAIE) is an Non-Governmental organization promoting scientific and technical knowledge in the field of water and freshwater environments. The GRAIE facilitates cooperation between scientific groups and operators within the Rhône Catchment area.
HAN University of Applied Sciences
HAN University of Applied Sciences is a renowned educational institution in the Netherlands. HAN's Sustainable River Management Applied Research Group specializes in applied research, higher education, and developing training programmes related to NbS for river systems and asset management of riverine infrastructure systems.