ICPR – International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine

Technical reports


In the Rhine basin, the year 2018 was marked by a pronounced precipitation deficit in the months from February to November. Initially, this resulted in a marked low water level in the smaller bodies of water and increasingly in the course of the year also in the entire Rhine,...

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In close cooperation with the BfG and its UNDINE portal, the ICPR has developed a low water monitoring system.

With the uniform Rhine-wide low water monitoring system, current low water events can be directly compared and classified and possible changes in the low water...

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The target of the workshop, jointly staged by the ICPR Working Groups B and H and in which some 30 participants from the states in the Rhine catchment took part, was to reveal deficits, their reasons but also winning formulas when implementing integrated measures aimed at flood...

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In 2017, the ICPR conducted a special monitoring programme that included both target analysis and non-target analysis. Here, at each of 21 measuring points located in the main stream of the Rhine, as well as in the tributaries, 4 samples were collected. Based on the...

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The International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine (ICPR) has published recommendations on how states in the Rhine catchment can further reduce micropollutant inputs into waters. They particularly concern the areas of wastewater collection and wastewater treatment...

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