About Rich Waters

Rich Waters is Sweden’s first integrated project (IP) within the EU’s LIFE Programme. The project started in January 2017 and will be implemented for 7,5 years. The overall goal is to improve the aquatic environment in the Northern Baltic Sea River Basin District. LIFE IP Rich Waters is a partnership between national authorities, municipalities, companies, researchers and water preservation associations.

The project addresses five main thematic areas:

  1. Reduce eutrophication from agriculture, waste water and storm water
  2. Reduce eutrophication from internal loading
  3. Restore connectivity
  4. Reduce environmental pollutants
  5. Improve water planning
map of the Northern Baltic Sea District

This is LIFE IP Rich Waters

Rich Waters is Sweden’s first integrated project (IP) within the EU’s LIFE Programme. The project started in January 2017 and will be implemented for 7,5

Themes and projects

Eutrophication, barriers to fish migration and environmental pollutants are the most serious environmental problems in the Northern Baltic Sea River Basin District. LIFE IP Rich

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Project management and Steering group

LIFE IP Rich Waters is coordinated by the County Administrative Board of Västmanland. The project management team is hosted within the offices of the regional water authority.

The LIFE programme of the European Union

LIFE is the EU’s financial instrument supporting environmental, nature conservation and climate action projects throughout the European Union. Integrated Projects were introduced in order to

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Project partners

Protecting and preserving our waters is a shared responsibility. Water cuts across geographical and organisational boundaries. The river basin management is based on the water’s

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