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15th "EUROPE-INBO 2017"

international conference for the Implementation of the European Water Directives





Our International conference was organized with the updated issues of the field Implementation of the Water Framework Directive and other European Water Directives.
Participated the Water Directors, all River Basin District Authorities, all INBO member organizations and observers, and also the water administrations and organizations, interested in the implementation of the Water Framework Directive, and of its "Daughter and related Directives", of the Member and Candidate Countries of the European Union and of all the other countries of Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Caucasus and Central Asia and of the Mediterranean Basin to join us in Dublin and share their experiences on basin management throughout the sessions of EUROPE-INBO:


 The previous EUROPE-INBO Conferences can be consulted online.




In France, drinking water catchments are protected against diffuse pollution thanks to actions engaged in the whole catchment area and within a very precise legal framework.
 To provide different and attractive approaches, we would like to collect examples of operations of drinking water catchment protection (fight against diffuse pollution) in the other EU Member-States.
To complete the survey:

please fill out the attached form and return it to,



Irish authorities invite Europe-INBO, this year, to hold the 15th “EUROPE-INBO 2017” International Conference, co-organized with the "Group of European Basin Authorities for the Implementation of the European Water Directives”, from Wednesday 20th to Saturday 23rd September 2017, at the Grand Hotel Malahide, Dublin, IRELAND.


The Workshop on "Water data management organization and electronic reporting"


    Side-Event : Protection des aires d’alimentation de captage d’eau potable en Europe / Protection of drinking water catchments in Europe – Presenting results of the European survey on success stories

    - Roundtable n° 1 : DCE : en route pour la révision de 2019 / WFD : Towards the 2019 Reviews / DCE : en camino a la revisión de 2019

    Reporting roundtable n° 1


    Roundtable n° 2 : Adaptation au changement climatique dans les bassins / Adaptation to Climate Change in Basins

    Reporting roundtable n° 2


    Roundtable n° 3 : Participation des acteurs et du public dans la gestion par bassin / Stakeholder and public participation in River Basin Management

    Reporting Roundtable n° 3


    Roundtable n°4 : Nouveaux problèmes environnementaux / Emerging environmental issues

    Reporting roundtable n° 4



    A Technical Visit was organized for Coastal and Inland Waters in Dublin and surrounding Counties, on Saturday 23 September.