Overview of the European legal basis for fish protection at hydraulic construction sites

The key messages of Fact Sheet No. 01 are:

  • Legal regulations for fish protection at hydropower sites are in force in many European countries.
  • The improvement of downstream continuity is often made via case-by-case decisions and supported by strategic concepts for hydropower utilisation.
  • European countries implement various measures for fish protection and downstream fish migration.

The fact sheet "Fish Protection Targets in Europe" is available for download.

Fact Sheet 
Fact Sheet 01 EN
Oktober 2020
Stephan Naumann ( )
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