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Planning and Implementation of Restoration Projects

Planning and Implementation of Restoration Projects

Sustainable river development is a complex undertaking. Clear restoration objectives must be defined, different interests must be balanced and various legal requirements must be taken into account.

The project schedule for river restoration projects can vary greatly. This flow chart shows the most important project steps. Natural river development is a complex undertaking. A well-structured planning management creates the prerequisites for a balanced solution and an efficient and successful implementation of measures.

The infographic is licensed under a Creative Commons CC BY-ND 4.0 license, i.e. it may be used unchanged if the author is named. The infographic is part of a series of four infographics on river restoration developed by Ecologic Institute for the German Federal Environment Agency's information platform on river restoration.


Umweltbundesamt (2019): Planning and implementation of restoration projects. Infographic. Online: uba.de/planrenat


Concept: Melanie Kemper (Ecologic Institute)
Contents: Georg Lamberty (Planungsbüro Zumbroich), Falko Wagner (IGF Jena), Stephan Naumann (Umweltbundesamt)
Graphic design: Lena Aebli (Ecologic Institute)

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planning, approval, implementation, participation, cooperation, measures, stakeholders, authorities, restoration, river, hydromorphology, Water Framework Directive, WFD, Germany, online, information, portal, internet, website, infographic