Rivers Network

Sit by a river. Find peace and meaning in the rhythm of the lifeblood of the Earth. (Anonymous)

River Basins and Watersheds Management...Similar global concerns but wide range of issues...General concepts but specific approaches... 





Eric Tilman

Picture of me 1 (480x480) (200x200)Eric is a Civil Engineer and Hydrologist. He has spent a large part of his professional career as Consultant in water infrastructures, environmental impact assessment and water resources management. He has got a large field experience working in many river basins and watersheds in the world for a wide range of international institutions. Eric has got a lot of lessons on what to do and what not to do to for supporting water security and develop the water resources on a sustainable way. Basic principles of Integrated River Basin Management and Water Governance are valid world wide. But, when confronted to the reality, each river basin, each watershed has specificity in terms of physical context and issues and in terms of political, strategical, legal and institutional frameworks. Trans-boundary basins are even more complex. From this finding, Eric has developed the concept of riversnetwork.org and has decided to dedicate a great part of his time to this challenge, hoping that sharing knowledge and case-studies could mainstream new ideas to  rivers practitioners, advocates and all stakeholders in general.

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email : Eric.Tilman@riversnetwork.org

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riversnetwork.org is an open and independent resource for sharing knowledge about river basins and watersheds. It is a repository  stories, case-studies and interactive maps related to rivers, wetlands, watersheds and river basins management all over the world.

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