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First analysis of the Pollina River basin in the heart of the Mediterranean, Sicily

June 18, 2024

First analysis of the Pollina River basin in the heart of the Mediterranean, Sicily

Conduct a thorough analysis of the Pollina River to identify and prioritise barriers for removal, facilitating eel migration and habitat restoration.

MapStream: An inventory of barriers in Sarantaporos sub-basin, Aoos river basin, Greece

June 18, 2024

MapStream: An inventory of barriers in Sarantaporos sub-basin, Aoos river basin, Greece

MapStream will create an inventory of technical infrastructures and barriers in Sarantaporos sub-basin, develop criteria for dam removal and build a solid case for the removal of five barriers in the area in collaboration with local and national stakeholders.

Barrier removal, Cijevna River, Montenegro

June 18, 2024

Barrier removal, Cijevna River, Montenegro

Removing a barrier from Montenegro’s Cijevna River to restore natural flow, enhance biodiversity, and boost ecotourism by improving conditions for fish species.

Two barrier removals, North Macedonia

June 3, 2024

Two barrier removals, North Macedonia

Removing two barriers leading to the opening up of 10 km of river.

Pont de Rhodes Weir, France

June 3, 2024

Pont de Rhodes Weir, France

Removing the weir at Pont de Rhodes Mill on the Ressègue Stream to restore ecological continuity and improve the habitability of the area.

Removal of four barriers, Sweden

June 3, 2024

Removal of four barriers, Sweden

Reconnecting tributaries in the Vindelälven Catchment, Northern Sweden by removing of four barriers.

Molino de Zúñiga Dam, Spain

June 3, 2024

Molino de Zúñiga Dam, Spain

Removing a dam located at the headwaters of the River Ega (Navarre, Spain), in a Nature Reserve and Natura 2000 site.

Pre-demolition project for the removal of consecutive barriers in the Tajuña River, Spain

June 3, 2024

Pre-demolition project for the removal of consecutive barriers in the Tajuña River, Spain

A project aimed at preparing and facilitating the future demolition of three weirs, thereby reconnecting nearly 13 km of river stretch in the main tributary of the Tagus basin.

Identifying barriers in five catchments in Southern Carpathians, Romania

June 3, 2024

Identifying barriers in five catchments in Southern Carpathians, Romania

This project will conduct a comprehensive investigation of the catchment areas within the South Western Carpathians to map, and record the ownership, condition, and importance of both registered and unregistered barriers to prioritise them for removal, whilst raising awareness about the importance of dam removal, targeting authorities and local communities.