Restoration of hydrological system in the Middle basin of Biebrza Valley, Poland

General
National Id: 
Poland_03
Site name: 
Middle basin of Biebrza Valley
Summary: 
The aim of the EC LIFE programme's co-financed project is to improve the conditions for the protection of water habitats in the Middle Basin of the Biebrza Valley by: controlled management and irrigation of the area in order to stop the degradation processes of hydrogenic habitats within the water system of the Rudzki Canal – the Ełk River – the Jegrznia River – the Woźnawiejski Canal; creating habitat conditions for avifauna of open marshlands. One of the project activity is to build water constructions to support water retention particularly in dry years. The phase I of the restoration activities will be accomplished by 2016. Additionally, phase II has been also already launched.
NUTS Code: 
Podlaskie
RBD code: 
PL2000
Transboundary: 
0
NWRM(s) implemented in the case study: 
Longitude: 
22.734504
Latitude: 
53.602265
Last updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Top