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Natural solutions for our rivers?

'ResiRiver' is a new Interreg North West Europe project focusing on the creation of resilient river systems through the mainstreaming and upscaling of Nature-based Solutions (NbS). NIWE member Rijkswaterstaat (RWS), assembled a partnership that covers river systems in Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, and the Netherlands and on 27-28 June 2023 held their inaugural kick-off event

2023-11-07T09:28:46+00:00November 2nd, 2023|Categories: Blog, Events, Innovation|0 Comments

Green WIN final reports going online…

The Green WIN project officially finished on 30 June 2023 though we are continuing to work on some of our trial sites to conclude installations of pumps and different types of control systems that operate them. We have also worked hard to wrap things up elsewhere and have produced several important reports that demonstrate the

2023-10-18T14:24:43+00:00October 18th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Events, Innovation|0 Comments

An on-screen sendoff presenting real-world results

At I2I’s final conference earlier this year, partners showed how their work over the last three and a half years has led to lasting change in their neighborhoods and communities across the North Sea Region. The pandemic supercharged the social isolation already felt by many inhabitants. I2I, with its goal to improve social inclusion and

2023-09-18T15:44:19+00:00September 18th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Events, Innovation|0 Comments

Waterways of London (and streets…)

On Monday 17 April 2023 over twenty IWI members, family and friends gathered at Canary Wharf pier before taking the Thames Clipper service to Westminster, enjoying the superb views of the regenerated old wharves, Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, London Bridge and the Shard. This was the first leg of IWI’s mini tour of

2023-04-24T10:00:28+00:00April 24th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Events, Innovation|0 Comments

Nature connectedness and waterways. Join in and learn more…

NIWE members, colleagues and guests are cordially invited to join the University of Derby and Canal & River Trust for an online Nature Connectedness workshop on the 14th of March 2023 9:30 – 11:00. This two-hour workshop is designed to help you develop a deeper understanding of nature connectedness and how to incorporate it into

2023-04-04T08:05:01+00:00March 8th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Events, Innovation|0 Comments

Projects ahoy! Interreg Europe 2nd call…

Interreg Europe will launch their second call for project proposals next month. The call will open on 15 March and close at noon on 9 June 2023. Apply for the call | Interreg Europe - Sharing solutions for better policy The programme, which is open to public institutions and private non-profit organisations in the 27

2023-02-22T12:12:37+00:00February 22nd, 2023|Categories: Blog, Events, Innovation|0 Comments

Interreg North West Europe call for small-scale projects

Interreg North-West Europe opened a specific call for small-scale projects which runs from February 2023 to July 2023. Call 3 for small-scale projects | Interreg NWE ( The main objective of the small-scale project call is to allow project applications with a reduced scope, partnership size, and duration to apply to the NWE Programme through

2023-02-14T09:46:59+00:00February 14th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Events, Innovation|0 Comments

Experts collaborate at Water Management Seminar

Engineers and experts from NIWE members, Canal & River Trust, VNF and Waterways Ireland met virtually on 28 Nov 2022 to discuss the different approaches each organisation takes to hydraulic management systems, water management, and use of automated systems such as SCADA telemetry. Adam Comerford, Canal & River Trust’s National Hydrology Manager, spoke

2023-02-13T15:18:52+00:00February 13th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Events, Innovation|0 Comments

River tourism conference not slow to get going!

Sloww! is a river tourism business opportunity organised by VNF that take place every two years.  The latest event was held at the Palais des Congrès in Arles from 7-9 Nov 2022 and was attended by tourist information office, planners, local authorities, river operators, tour operators, plant managers: Around 500 participants met up in 4

2023-01-09T10:36:34+00:00January 9th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Events, Innovation|0 Comments

VNF’s new videos!

VNF’s new videos! During the September NIWE meeting in London, VNF’s Nicolas Delaporte played the promotional videos they had created as part of their plan to gain popularity (and support … and finance) in France; You can watch the other video here  He thanked Waterways Ireland and Waterrecreatie Nederland for their cooperation in making

2023-01-09T10:12:48+00:00January 9th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Innovation, News|0 Comments
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