Joint management measures for waters in the Lielupe river basin border region (GrandeRio)

Project duration: 01.01.0211 – 30.11.2012
Project financed by: Latvia-Lithuania Cross Border Cooperation Programme under the European Territorial Cooperation Objective (2007-2013).
 Project lead partner: Zemgale planning region. Project partners: Baltic Environmental Forum-Latvia, Bauska Local Municipality Council, Dobele Local Municipality Council, Rundale Local Municipality Council, Directorate of Biržai Regional Park, Pakruojis Distict Municipality Administration, Baltic Environmental Forum - Lithuania
Overall objective: To improve environmental status in the Lielupe river basin by implementing joint measures targeted to management of water resources in the border region.
 Sub-objectives:
 to strengthen planning of water related public services in the bordering settlements in the Lielupe river basin;
 to increase environmental awareness of society by gained information, knowledge and skills in the management of water resources;
 to improve water and nature conditions and use of resources in the Lielupe river basin.
Project target groups: inhabitants in Bauska, Dobele, Rundale, Biržai and Pakruojis municipalities; local municipalities; schoolchildren and students; Ministry of Environment/River Basin Management Authority in Latvia and Lithuania; NGOs representatives; Latvian and Lithuanian readers of the information on web page.