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 01 EN