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Welcome to The Aire Rivers Trust. The Aire Rivers Trust has a unique role as a voluntary body set up to help improve the quality of the River Aire and its’ catchment, in order that all river and catchment users can enjoy a better experience of the river. Much of our the involves education and explaining to people about the importance of the River Aire.

Catahoula Lake is a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance in central Louisiana and one of the most important habitats for waterfowl in the Lower Mississippi Valley. In recent decades woody vegetation has been increasing at the lake and degrading herbaceous plant communities, which are critical food for waterfowl.

Global water resources face new challenges in the coming decades that entail a renewed role for water policy analysis. Scarcity, growing populations, and massive water development projects have led to keen competition over water resources. Climate change is expected to further reduce the availability of water resources and increase the variability in water supplies in some regions...

Alaska Tribal Conservation Alliance is an entity that combines local and traditional knowledge partnering with technical resources to manage natural resources. The TCD provides an entity for USDA/NRCS and the Tribe to work together. Create long-term goals Set and complete priorities Create partnerships Demonstrate the need for program delivery in Alaska.

Beginning as a small stream that exits Indian Lake from the south, the Great Miami River meanders through seven southwest Ohio Counties and a small portion of southeast Indiana, as it makes its 170 mile journey to the Ohio River. The river’s drainage basin, or watershed, covers 5,385 mi.2 (~14,000 km2) and drains all or parts of 15 counties.

The UMDR aims to improve fish habitat and river health for native fish in the upper Murrumbidgee. Native fish populations in the Murray Darling Basin are currently at or below 10% of pre-European settlement levels. The Native Fish Strategy is an initiative of the [link: Murray–Darling Basin Authority] that aims to rehabilitate native fish populations across the basin to 60% by 2054 and to ensure sustainable fish populations and communities throughout the basin.

The Tchikapika-Owando is a biodiversity-rich wetland which supports fish, reptiles, birds, mammals, and invertebrate species and plays an important role in the hydrological regulation of the Congo river basin. The Site is known to support a multitude of species of fauna and flora, with its grassy savannah, rainforest and rural complexes particularly characteristic of the Guinean-Congolese/Zambezian biogeographic region.

“Sulaimani, Iraq (14 June 2015)—A new, non-partisan, non-governmental organization has been launch here under the name Waterkeepers Iraq. Waterkeepers Iraq will initially focus in the upper watersheds of the Tigris River and its tributaries in Kurdistan, Iraq. Our hope is to expand there first by add additional waterkeepers who work to protect waterways in their local communities. Eventually, the Waterkeeper model can spread to other parts of Iraq and to all the riparian nations of the Tigris-Euphrates Basins.”

The Anzali Wetland Complex (approximately 19,000 ha) is located near the port city of Bandar Anzali in Gilan Province, North part of Iran along the Southern coast of the Caspian Sea. This site is one of the nearest wetland from Ramsar city which is the origin of the Ramsar Convention. The wetland was designated as a Ramsar site at June 23, 1975.

William Tozer is the Moose Riverkeeper. The Moose River basin has been home to the Moose Cree for thousands of years. The Cree call their home Mushkegowuk. In many ways, this is the economic birthplace of modern Canada, a rich ecosystem that includes, in part, a teeming wildlife population of black bear, woodland caribou, ...

(M. Bekchanov & C. Ringler, International Water Management Institute and International Food Policy Research Institute). Inefficient use of water resources in irrigated agriculture is the primary reason for reduced environmental flows as well as waterlogging and land salinization processes in the Aral Sea basin of Central Asia.

The main goal of FLOODIS project is to develop a platform that will alert professional users and citizens of an impending disaster and subsequently provide them with regular updates and additional information, such as geographical information (maps layers via mobile mapping application) ...

Preserving and studying natural processes and phenomena, genetic fund of flora and fauna, of certain types of communities of plants and animals, typical and unique ecological systems mountains Kuznetsky Alatau included in the mountain taiga system Sayan (black taiga and alpine biogeocenosis) ...

Major work on the organization of protected areas in Khakassia began in 70-ies. In 1981 a special expedition of the Institute of Evolutionary Morphology and Ecology, USSR Academy of Sciences under the guidance of Academician EE Syroechkovsky conducted a survey of a number of sites in the steppe of Khakassia and Tuva to create steppe reserves....

Gascoyne Water is an Irrigation Water Service Provider located in Carnarvon, Western Australia. The business has been operated by the local growers since it was transferred from Government ownership in 2001. The ownership of the Distribution Assets was transferred in 2004...

Welcome to the Bandon Flood Early Warning System (FEWS) homepage. This system has been put in place by Cork County Council, Bandon Town Council and the Office of Public Works with the assistance of RPS Consulting Engineers. The FEWS is part of the Flood Management System for Bandon town ...

El Sistema Automático de Información Hidrológica de la Cuenca del Guadalquivir está diseñado especialmente para alcanzar los siguentes objetivos:

· Suministrar automáticamente y en tiempo real información sobre las ...

This article presents an experimental case study looking at the possibility for benefit sharing in the Amu Darya River Basin (ADRB). The focus of the study is on the economic benefits that the riparian countries could receive from the planned Rogun Damand its operation on the Vakhsh River, tributary to Amu Darya. ...

An endorheic lake with saline water, which supports a number of organisms adapted to hypersaline conditions. The site plays an important role in the recharge of the groundwater table. 30,000 tonnes of salt are produced annually from this area...

The Bow River Basin Council (BRBC) is a multi-stakeholder, charitable organization dedicated to conducting activities for the improvement and protection of the waters of the Bow River Basin, considering riparian zones, aquatic ecosystems, quality and quantity of water, and effects of land use on surface and groundwater

This paper presents a comprehensive study of spatial and temporal patterns of water chemistry (1995-2008) in the Yesilirmak River catchment in Northern Turkey. Biological oxygen demand (BOD), dissolved oxygen (DO) and nutrient concentrations (nitrogen and phosphorus) are variable across the catchment...

The Little Ouse Headwaters Project (LOHP) is a local Charity dedicated to the restoration, conservation and promotion of enjoyment of the wildlife and landscape of the Little Ouse valley on the Suffolk/Norfolk borders in the United Kingdom.

The Alouette River Management Society (ARMS) was formed as a society in 1993. The primary focus of ARMS, at that time, was to negotiate with BC Hydro an increase in the river’s base flow from the Alouette Dam. This would require changes to the management of the Alouette Dam and Hydro’s methods of flow releases. This goal was achieved in 1996, when the base river flow release was increased by fivefold.

The Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI) is a not-for-profit organization and land trust. Its mission is to work across state boundaries to protect and enhance the Wolf Lake watershed. AWLI was formed in late 1999 as a collaboration of the Calumet Ecological Park Association and Friends of Wolf Lake,

The Big Bend Conservation Alliance (BBCA) is a volunteer-driven, non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the Big Bend as one of the last great, unspoiled places in Texas. The BBCA was formed in September of 2014 in response to concerns about fracking and the Trans-Pecos Pipeline.

The aim of the Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee (MRCCC) is to promote within the community and through interested sectors, a common view of a sustainable and productive catchment. Key roles which promote the MRCCC’s nonregulatory and cooperative approach ...

Ten percent of the world’s cotton is produced in the Xinjiang region in northwestern China. Irrigating the cotton fields, however, is causing ecological problems. After many years of research, a team of international researchers headed by Prof. Markus Disse at the Technical University of Munich (TUM)...

 

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Community and government efforts are underway to revive the Gomti River – an important tributary of the Ganga in India’s state of Uttar Pradesh (UP). The Gomti River is a major source of drinking water for more than 3.5 million people,

"In this episode of Thrive podcast, we head to Northern Myanmar where filmmaker Douglas Varchol reports from the field. Varchol joins a research team from the project on Working together for a better Kachin landscape."

The Catawba River has been designated as one of America’s Most Endangered Rivers three times (#1 in 2008, #5 in 2013 and #13 in 2000). The Southern Environmental Law Center and The Union of Concerned Scientists have ranked the Catawba in nationwide Top 10 lists for stressed and endangered rivers.

Only 1% of the earth’s water is available fresh water. The Yadkin River is the principal hydrological artery of the central Carolina region. The river is threatened by industrial pollution and poor management. Yadkin Riverkeeper promotes, protects, and advocates for the river and the communities that depend on it.

The Essex Rivers Hub is a partnership initiative led by Essex Wildlife Trust, Essex Biodiversity Project and the Environment Agency. The aim of this site is to provide a portal for sharing information about Essex rivers, and to show the results of river corridor surveys and project work aimed at achieving good ecological status for rivers in Essex.

"We are a non-profit group that is dedicated to the health of our local watershed along the Cimarron River. We have members from several municipalities, government agencies, and local citizens that all participate in keeping our watershed healthy. We would love to have you join in our monthly discussions and learn more about what our goals and upcoming projects hope to accomplish.

"In Muskoka, we know with our heads that water is the key to our economy and our quality of life. With our hearts, we cherish the splendor of our lakes and rivers".The Muskoka Watershed Council's goal is to preserve and enhance the air, water and terrestrial ecosystems of the watersheds in Muskoka for the environmental, health, economic, spiritual and intrinsic values they provide.

The Takshanuk Watersheds have supported local residents for thousands of years with a rich and abundant fishery. Five species of pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus sp.) have evolved in the mountainous landscape over thousands of years. The Chilkat, Chilkoot and Ferebee Rivers flow from headwaters in British Columbia and the Yukon Territories of Canada, into the fjords of the Upper Lynn Canal.

The Ganga River is a symbol of faith, heritage and civilization. Its basin, with a 1.09 million km2 area and over 600 million people, generates approximately 40% of India’s GDP. Traversing over 2,500 km, the Ganga provides an extensive range of ecosystem services to riverine communities; water for cities and agriculture; fish production; recreational uses; and important sites for religious purposes to name a few.

The South Eastern River Basin District Project is the first project set up in Ireland to support the implementation of the Water Framework Directive. The project, which is funded by the National Development Plan, commenced in April 2002. This website outlines the progress of the South Eastern River Basin District Project in implementing the Water Framework Directive. ...