Platform on Integrated Water Cooperation


October 2018 -
March 2021

2. Natural resources 2.1 Clear waters

BSR WATER

More coordinated water management across borders can improve the Baltic Sea environment. The Baltic Smart Water Hub connects water experts from companies, associations, authorities, academia and NGOs. The platform BSR WATER fills the hub with knowledge on the management of smart sludge, storm and waste water, manure and energy efficiency. BSR Water builds on the Interreg Baltic Sea Region projects IWAMA, Manure Standards, Village Waters, BEST and Baltic Blue Growth as well as Interreg Central Baltic’s iWater, NutriTrade, Blastic and Waterchain and South Baltic’s RBR.

Summary

The online platform “Baltic Smart Water Hub”

BSR Water develops an interactive online platform about the management of water, namely fresh-, sea, storm and waste water management. This platform, Baltic Smart Water Hub, is meant to enable interna-tional knowledge and expertise exchange. The open access web portal promotes recent good practices, technical solutions and tools developed in different water related projects. The platform allows a wide dissemination of piloted practices and tools. The purpose of the platform is to help operators to manage the water resources of the BSR smartly.

Improving links and integration among water sector experts

BSR Water brings together partners from different cooperation projects which have generated many rep-licable as well as unique solutions for smart nutrient management and sludge handling, storm water management, domestic and industrial wastewater treatment, manure management and energy efficiency.

Fostering transnational cooperation and disseminating knowledge

Knowledge transfer has a strategic importance and plays a crucial role in achieving sustainable and prosperous Baltic Sea Region. The project aims to enhance continuous cross-sectoral cooperation in smart water management providing a possibility for transnational experience exchange, sharing of good practices and solutions, as well as delivering comprehensive overview of the current and future policy contexts and their impacts in the BSR countries.

Budgets

Total
€ 1.13
million
Erdf
€ 0.77
million
Eni + Russia
€ 0.12
million
Norway
€ 0.00
million

PARTNERS