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Enhancing water governance

Protecting our water resources for future generations.

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Natural water systems are under unprecedented pressure from climate change, pollution, and overuse. Floods and droughts are on the rise, and the growing scarcity of clean water is of grave concern. 

EU water policy and regulations such as the Water Framework Directive and the Floods Directive reflect the importance of water governance. As presented below, North Sea Region projects are making headway towards sustainable water management.

Project highlights

Browse the slideshow to discover key project achievements: 

Explore projects enhancing water management