ICPR – International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine

Objectives of the Convention on the Protection of the Rhine

  1. The Rhine ecosystem is to be sustainably developed.
  2. Rhine water shall continue to be apt for drinking water production.
  3. The quality of Rhine sediments is to be improved such that dredged material may be deposited without causing any environmental harm.
  4. Holistic flood prevention and protection taking into account ecological requirements.
  5. Relief of the North Sea.