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The Ohio River is consistently one of the most polluted rivers in the nation. Communities along the Ohio River are investing hundreds of millions of dollars to restore its waterfront and attract people back downtown. In order to guarantee the public’s right to use and enjoy the Ohio River, pollution levels must be reduced and eliminated.

Since 2012, scientists are enlisted on this dam dismantling project on the Sélune river. They are specialized in various domains such as geology, hydrology, chemistry, biology or human and social sciences. So far, they focused on understanding the river characteristics under the dams’ influence. From 2020, research work will focus on understanding how the river works without the dams. Comparing these two phases,

Despite the impression of a largely rural landscape, this region of Georgia is experiencing increased development pressure from population growth, water withdrawals, and wastewater discharges, as well as from climactic changes leading to sea level rise. These pressures are causing dramatic changes in water quality and quantity and threaten serious ecological decline and shifting wildlife and fisheries populations...

L'agence de l'eau Seine-Normandie comprend environ 431 personnes dont l'ambition partagée est de contribuer à une meilleure gestion de l'eau et à une préservation des milieux aquatiques.L’agence est structurée en métiers, déployés sur l’ensemble du bassin, pour conserver une cohérence dans les actions menées et les méthodes utilisées tout en coordonnant l’activité sur l’ensemble du territoire.

Indicators on water-related-risks : Baseline Water Stress - Flood Occurrence - Groundwater stress -Upstream Protected Land - Seasonal Variability - Interannual Variability - Upstream Storage (Map developed by www.riversnetwork.org -Source of data : Aqueduct Global Maps 2.1 Data)

The Sava River is the second largest tributary to the Danube River and is of biological significance due to its outstanding biological and landscape diversity. It hosts the largest complex of alluvial floodplain wetlands in the Danube basin and the largest lowland forests. The Sava is a unique example of a river where the floodplains are still intact, supporting both flood alleviation and biodiversity.

Indicators on water-related-risks : Baseline Water Stress - Flood Occurrence - Groundwater stress -Upstream Protected Land - Seasonal Variability - Interannual Variability - Upstream Storage (Map developed by www.riversnetwork.org -Source of data : Aqueduct Global Maps 2.1 Data)

"FRWA leads in addressing Farmington River issues such as water quality, water allocation, habitat restoration, recreation, open space, and wetland and floodplain protection. We work with federal, state and local governments, business and industry, and with people in the watershed’s 33 communities to protect the river and its surrounding landscape.

Save The Bays is a non-profit organization comprised of a diverse group of Bahamian and international individuals, as well as community partners that work together to preserve and protect our beautiful Bahaman lands, waters, and ecosystems. These happen through the promotion of policy change, monitoring the waters, community outreach, legal action, and advocacy.

The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority is one of the 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario. It has jurisdiction over watersheds of all streams draining into the Thames River from Delaware to Lake St. Clair. The Southern boundary includes the watersheds of streams draining into Lake Erie, from the Talbot Creek watershed in the east,...

The Chippewa River Watershed Project is a non-regulatory, cooperative partnership and citizen based approach focused on improving water quality and watershed life in the Chippewa River and its tributaries. The CRWP is currently funded with state Clean Water Partnership Grants, Federal 319 Grant Dollars, Clean Water Fund money, and local water plan contributions. The CRWP also relies heavily on the cooperation and commitment of our partners and volunteerism of watershed residents.

Wellington Water Watchers is dedicated to the protection, restoration and conservation of drinking water in Guelph and Wellington County. Our organization rests upon three pillars: Educate. Advocate. Celebrate. Learn more about your water, and how you can help protect its quality.