ICPR – International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine

Technical reports


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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During 2014 and 2015 the ICPR has implemented a first joint monitoring programme on the contamination of biota (fish) with pollutants in the Rhine catchment (see ICPR technical report no. 216). This pilot project has been evaluated by the Fraunhofer Institut in collaboration with...

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The technical report No. 251 follows on the reports on the evaluation and development of the Rhine water quality 2009-2012 (ICPR technical report No. 220) and 2013 - 2014 (ICPR technical report No. 239). The report takes into account the different international water quality...

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