Rivers Network

Sharing Knowledge - Raising Awareness - Bridging River's Advocates

"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.

"We protect what we love. The annual 2Rivers Festival helps us to fall in love with our rivers over and over again. Guelph’s river system is its most important ecological, cultural and recreational feature. The annual 2Rivers Festival is a forum to showcase and celebrate our two beautiful rivers and to engage our whole community in imagining how each one of us can become a vital participant in the regeneration of our river ecosystems.

The Queensland Wetlands Program was established by Australian and Queensland governments in 2003 to support projects and programs that enhance the wise use and sustainable management of Queensland’s wetlands. A summary fact sheet of all tools developed by the program provides further information.

The Flood Hub has been designed to be a one stop shop for flood information and resources to support householders, businesses and communities across the North West in becoming more flood resilient. We have pulled together multiple sources of guidance to produce a hub of information that gives an overview of flood resilience and it’s many related topics.

"We are home to England’s cleanest rivers, clearest air and darkest skies. Delve into our Roman past by visiting Hadrian’s Wall UNESCO World Heritage Site or lace up your boots for a day soaking up the stunning scenery and solitude of the Cheviot Hills. Relax in picturesque valleys, uncover hidden histories and learn more about our wildlife and habitats.

"The purpose of the CMA is to ensure that the nation’s water resources are protected, used, developed, conserved, managed and controlled. These functions include co-coordinating the related activities of water users and of the water management institutions within its water management area as well as promoting the community participation in the protection, conservation, management and control of the water resources in our management area."

The Chimanimani National Park is probably Africa’s least-known nature reserve. An hour’s jeep-ride from the village, it includes the magnificent Chimanimani Mountains, a massive barrier of ancient and jagged crystalline rock forming the border with Mozambique.

"Rivers Without Borders has been striving to protect the wild intact watersheds and rich ecological and cultural values of the British Columbia-Alaska transboundary region since 1999. We engage First Nations, commercial fishermen, scientists, environmental organizations, government, community leaders, media, and others to advance our conservation vision for this vast, remote, and spectacular area."

The Mesopotamian Water Forum is an alternative civil society forum for water, an open space to give voice to those who are marginalized and excluded from the discussion about water management in the Mesopotamian region. It will be held from 5-7 April 2019 in Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, and will involve civil society actors from the entire region of Mesopotamia within the states of Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Syria.

Alagol, Ulmagol and Ajigol Lakes are listed in the Ramsar Convention. The Convention on Wetlands, called the Ramsar Convention, is an intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources.

Established in 2006, TVWA’s services have included both research and restoration projects. TVWA Board and staff have worked to provide information on the condition of the watershed by compiling existing information and filling knowledge gaps. We also worked to promote measures that will maintain and enhance the quality and beauty of the watershed

Poyang Lake, the largest fresh water lake in China, is located on the south bank of the Yangtze River, in northern Jiangxi Province. It is a lake taking in and sending out water. It is totally different in size in dry and raining seasons, forming the unique landscape of “being lakelike at the high water level, and riverlike at the low one”. Poyang Lake National Nature Reserve is located in the Northwestern part of Poyang Lake, with an area of 224 sq. km. It is one of the first six important wetlands joined the Ramsar Convention in China.