Water is such an integral part of everyday life that most Europeans barely think about it anymore. We drink it, use if for food production, in industry, for transport and recreation. We build our infrastructure to deal with rain, drought and tides from the sea.
Yet Europe faces a combination of water-related challenges: extreme weather, the impacts of climate change, pollution, and demographic shifts pressuring water infrastructure. Finding solutions for these cross-border European water challenges requires organizations and experts to unite efforts.