GNF - Local Authorities, Lakes and Water

Local Authorities, Lakes and Water - Knowledge Pool


European Environment Agency (EEA), November 2012

EEA Report No 9/2012

European waters - current status and future challenges„ - a synthesis

ICLEI European Secretariat with the support of Ambiente Italia and Lake Constance Foundation

Background Report for the Development of the Reference Document on Best Environmental Management Practice in the Public Administration Sector (May 2012)


SWITCH aims to bring about a paradigm shift in urban water management away from existing ad hoc solutions to urban water management and towards a more coherent and integrated approach. The vision of SWITCH is for sustainable urban water management in the ''City of the Future''.

Integration in urban waters management is the key for getting water systems prepared for climate change and thus making them more sustainable in the long run. The SWITCH Training Kit has been developed to show how integration can be realized in practice.