Multidisciplinary solutions for Krakov Forest. In cooperation with partners, the IWRS is designing solutions for the protected Natura 2000 site in Krakov Forest. The Forest is drying and finding a solution for its diminishing water levels is essential. The IWRS and its partners will find solutions that will partially help solve the issue of flood safety at Kostanjevica na Krki.
The Institute for Water designs practical water management solutions for public institutions
These solutions are based on studies and allow long-term good water status.
In January 2016, the IWRS staff will be moving to a new location – Dunajska cesta 156, Ljubljana.
We were notified in early December 2015 by the IPA Adriatic Programme that the DeFishGear project (Derelict fishing gear management system in the Adriatic region) has been extended to September 2016. The DeFishGear project was conceived in response to the lack of knowledge and understanding of marine litter.
Water borders do not exist. The Institute for Water collaborates and shares knowledge in
numerous cross-border projects.
We frequently cooperate with institutions from other European countries.
With 16 partner organisations from seven Adriatic Sea countries and coordinated by the lead partner from Slovenia (National Institute of Chemistry), we successfully applied for the international project called Derelict Fishing Gear Management System in the Adriatic Region (DEFISHGEAR) at the IPA ADRIATIC tendering programme. The Institute for Water of...
The CAMIS project was carried out as part of the “Italy - Slovenia Cross-border Cooperation Operational Programme” – Programme under the European Territorial Cooperation Objective. The primary purpose of the project was to seek compromises among the various stakeholders and to establish more appropriate cross-border management or governance of the...
The Institute for Water of the Republic of Slovenia was the lead partner in the international project entitled SEE River – Sustainable Integrated Management of International River Corridors in SEE Countries. Its objective was to reach an agreement on river corridor management that takes into account both development and conservation...
The Institute for Water provides a wide variety of efficient water management solutions
for institutions and the economy.
The adoption of the Natura 2000 Management Programme for the 2014–2020 financial period by the Slovenian government was the objective of the project. The programme was prepared under the project funded with the contribution of LIFE+ (a funding mechanism of the European Community). The project partners were the Institute for...
Ecologically acceptable flow (Qes) is one of the measures for achieving good water status in accordance with the Water Framework Directive. The objectives of the Water Framework Directive, i.e. the good water status, are usually not taken into account when developing methods for determining Qes.
Directive 2007/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2007 on the Assessment and Management of Flood Risks (hereinafter referred to as the Directive) introduced the principle of preventive action in flood risk management, replacing the previous concept of ensuring the chosen level of safety with...