WELCOME to the European NWRM platform

This platform gathers information on NWRM at EU level. From this page you can browse NWRM related concepts, access the practical guide that will help you find your way to implement NWRM, or directly access the different products: synthesis documents, catalogue of measures, case studies.

You can also join us on LinkedIn and access the NWRM community of practice gathered on our discussion forum.

MEASURES BY SECTOR

Urban

Hydro morpho

Forest

Agriculture

DEFINITION

Natural Water Retention Measures are multi-functional measures that aim to protect water resources and address water-related challenges by restoring or maintaining ecosystems as well as natural features and characteristics of water bodies using natural means and processes. […]

Source: “EU policy document on Natural Water Retention Measures”, WG PoM, 2014)

IN PRACTICE

Measures have been implemented in the field.
To see examples of implementation see the catalogue of case studies or click directly on the map below.

Catalogue of case studies

DECISION SUPPORT FOR NWRM IMPLEMENTATION

Information on benefits, costs, effectiveness, financing etc. included in the three following categories:

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