The Institute for Water planned, organised and carried out eight regional consultations on the draft 2015–2021 Water Management Plan for the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning. The eight consultations discussed the river basins of the Sava (lower, middle and upper), Drava, Mura and Savinja and the catchment areas of the Soča and the Adriatic rivers including the sea. Over 440 people actively participated in moderated consultations that took place in Novo mesto, Maribor, Murska Sobota, Koper, Idrija, Ljubljana, Kranj and Celje.
Raising Public Awareness in Areas of Significant Impact of Floods: A Non-Structural Flood Protection Measure
In 2015, as part of its activities aimed at decreasing flood risk in areas of potential significant flood risk in Slovenia, the Institute for Water of the Republic of Slovenia is organising a series of awareness raising events in collaboration with the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning.
The effectiveness of sea protection does not depend solely on the measures of the government and the local communities but primarily on our own actions.