Second Thur river basin workshop


//Second Thur river basin workshop
Second Thur river basin workshop2023-06-22T12:27:50+00:00

RECONECT National Workshop:

“Second Swiss National Workshop on Nature-Based Solutions”

The Eawag team within the RECONECT project organized the “Second Swiss National Workshop on Nature-Based Solutions for meteo-hydrologic risk mitigation”. As a follow-up of the first workshop held online on 8.6.2022, the focus of this workshop was to foster exchange of state-of-the-art knowledge, present active projects and to discuss barriers in the design and realization of NBS together with possible solutions to overcome them.

Thur river at Niederneunforn. Before and after restoration

Thur river at Niederneunforn. Before and after restoration.

The workshop was organized in a hybrid format both online and at Eawag Dübendorf, Switzerland. The workshop consisted of six presentations of about 20-30 min duration, each followed by five minutes Q&A sessions. The on-site program included a 45 minute, guided visit of a recently restored stretch of the River Glatt prior to the presentations.

Date and place

Dübendorf, Switzerland (Hybrid).
18th of April 2023.

Workshop programme and presentations

  • Dr. Francesco Dottori (CIMA Foundation)

  • Dr. Manuel Fischer (Eawag, Environmental Social Sciences)

  • Dr. Peter Bach (Eawag, Urban Water Management)

  • Dr. Lauren Cook (Eawag, Urban Water Management)

  • Dr. Markus Schatzmann (Internationale Rheinregulierung)

  • Dr. Lina Tyroller (Kanton Thurgau, Amt für Umwelt)