NWRM Case Study 6 - Órbigo River ecological status improvement, Spain

NWRM Case Study 6 - Órbigo River ecological status improvement, Spain

Órbigo River (Duero River Basin, northwest of Spain) ecological status improvement. The budle of measures applied within the framework of this project (2013 IRF European Riverprize finalist) aimed to promote floodplain reconnection and restoration, revitalisation of flowing water, levelling of longitudinal barriers, natural bank stabilisation, elimination of riverbank protection and restoration and riparian buffer restoration and maintenance. The intended impacts of these NWRM were to improve the river (lateral and longitudinal) connectivity and dynamics.

Contact Information: irm@chduero.es

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