Publications on River Restoration in Europe

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Belgium river restoration case studies video

Video presentation in Brussels exploring the benefits of natural river restoration: Overview of the RESTORE project and two case study presentations from Belgium.


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Yves Hubert - The Tortoise: How to convert a de-watering ditch into a river (pdf presentation)

Katia Nagels - River restoration in the Meuse Valley (pdf presentation)

By removing concrete channels and reinstating natural floodplains we can actually reduce flood risk, increase water quality and quantity, enhance animal and plant life and improve the quality of life for city dwellers. River restoration can also be about smaller improvements such as improving drainage and encouraging more diverse habitats for fish, plants and animals.

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