Water

Environmental groups call on the EBRD not to finance “high risk” underground hydropower plant in Croatian cave

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Croatian and international environmental organisations (more than 30 of them) have today (26. October 2011.) called on the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development not to go ahead with a planned EUR 123 million loan for the Ombla hydropower plant near Dubrovnik in Croatia, due to be approved by the bank's Board of Directors on 8th November

Sava River Brochure was published

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"Sava - our common heritage" – one brochure in four national languages of the Sava river Basin and in English.
15.12.06. 17:20
Freshwater

PROTEST LETTER - PreDobra (TooGood) for so little electricity!

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River Dobra (Good) is a karstic river facing destruction by construction of HPP Lesce!
22.11.06. 19:11
Freshwater

International Sava River Basin NGO Conference

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On 10th September 2006 in Krapinske Toplice, Croatia an International Sava River Basin NGO conference was held.
10.11.06. 01:00
Freshwater

Integrated Transboundary River Basin Management of the Sava

Through the Water and Ecosystems Programme, the Dutch government supports the implementation of the Framework Agreement by providing technical assistance to the establishment of a Sava Basin Commission and by supporting the elaboration of an Integrated River Basin Management Plan.
03.07.06. 02:00
Freshwater

Network of Local Actors from the Sava River Basin on Water Resource Management

The project is done in cooperation with the OSCE, UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research) and REC (The Regional Environmental Center) COs. The workshops were organized in all countries on: "Ensuring the quality and quantity of fresh water in the Sava River Basin", which all took in 2005
03.07.06. 02:00
Freshwater

Project: Danube Regional Project Component 1.1-9-Development of the Pilot River Basin Management Plan for the Sava

The Sava River Basin was selected as a model region for the development of a River Basin Management Plan.
29.06.06. 02:00
Freshwater

Sava Commission

On 27th of June 2005 International Sava River Basin Commission was established. Parties of the Commission are representatives of: Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia and Montenegro.
29.06.06. 02:00
Freshwater

Sava River Basin: Sustainable Use, Management and Protection of Resources

The main objective of this project is to provide local authorities, governments, stakeholders, decision-makers, experts and site owners in the Sava River Basin countries with decision-support tools for the sustainable management of the river basin resources.
29.06.06. 02:00
Freshwater

STUDY: ENDANGERED NATURAL VALUES OF THE UPPER PART OF THE DRAVA RIVER BASIN IN CROATIA

Croatian Laws and International regulations define the responsibilities of flora and fauna protection in the upper part of the Drava river basin in Croatia
22.02.06. 17:53
Freshwater

FACTSHEET: Drava River: Destruction of a unique river ecosystem!

Croatian Water Management Authorities are currently carrying out the largest river engineering project in the whole Drava river basin.
22.02.06. 17:08
Freshwater

POSITION PAPER: DRAVA GRAVEL EXTRACTION

WWF, in support of its local partner the Drava League, has requested the Croatian Waters Company and its governing body the State Water Authority, to halt immediately the river regulation works, and the combined large scale extraction of river gravels directly from the riverbed, being carried out on the Stara Drava (’Old Drava’) upstream of the city of Varazdin.
22.02.06. 16:34
Freshwater

Meeting of Ministry of Culture and WWF/Green Action

The meeting was based on the recent discussions and developments on ministry and NGO (WWF, Drava League, Green Action, Drava Federation, DOOPS-Birdlife Slovenia, Euronatur) level, regarding the future protection and management of the transboundary Drava and Mura Rivers.
15.11.05. 01:00
Freshwater

OTTER SURVEY ON LIKA RIVER IN CROATIA

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Otter survey on Lika river is part of the Green Belt Velebit Project - a joint Green Action and WWF initiative for the long-term conservation and rural development of the large karst landscape system comprising the river basins of Lika, Gacka and Krbava, the Velebit mountain range and the sea channel where the system’s underground streams re-emerge.
12.11.05. 22:15
Natural Resources

Water management on the Drava and Mura in Croatia in line with EU environmental legislation

The lower Drava and Mura Rivers in the border area between Austria, Slovenia, Croatia and Hungary are one of the most valuable river ecosystems in Europe.
15.10.05. 02:00
Freshwater Press release

News: Zagreb wastewater treatment plant - Case summary, 15.05.2005

The Zagreb Central Wastewater Treatment Plant (CWWTP), which is currently under construction, is supposed to address the fact that Zagreb currently has no wastewater treatment facilities for its 900,000 inhabitants, and wastewater passes directly into the Sava River.
15.05.05. 03:00
Bankwatch CEE

News: Zagreb solid waste management programme - Case summary, 15.05.2005

The Zagreb Solid Waste Management Programme, carried out by a city-owned company called ZGOS and mainly funded by the EBRD, comprises the rehabilitation of Zagreb’s Jakuševec landfill site, which is widely reported to be the largest illegal landfill in Central and Eastern Europe.
15.05.05. 03:00
Bankwatch CEE

LET THE DRAVA FLOW FREE

Between Varazdin and the Slovenian border, Croatian Water Authorities are turning the living river into a concrete canal, closing off its meanders and side branches, and extracting large quantities of gravel directly from the riverbed and banks.
01.04.05. 02:00
Freshwater Press release