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Revitalisation of the Rudava River

Organisation: Združenie Slatinka Website: Added: September 19, 2022
Project start date: September 01, 2017
Project end date: August 31, 2022


Revitalisation of 2.2 km of the Rudava River, through meander restoration and bank beautification. The restoration of the lower section of the Rudava River was carried out by the Bratislava Regional Conservation Association BROZ in cooperation with the Research Institute of Water Management, the Slovak Technical University in Bratislava and the State Nature Conservation Service of the Slovak Republic - Administration of the Záhorie Protected Landscape Area. The restoration is implemented within the framework of the Interreg SK-AT - Alpine-Carpathian River Corridor project.

Financial data

Total funding: 2 054 116,09 EUR EFRR (85%) 1 745 998,68 own sources (15%) (A)/Mininistry of Agriculture (SK): 308 117,41 EUR


Encourage the development of similar revitalisation projects by simplifying permitting legislation. Continue to amend legislation and speed up processes for the authorisation of such projects. Support similar projects in Slovakia in the future.

Information sources

Bratislava Regional Conservation Association (BROZ)

Other info

European Climate Initiative (EUKI)
This project is part of the European Climate Initiative (EUKI). EUKI is a project financing instrument by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK). The EUKI competition for project ideas is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. It is the overarching goal of the EUKI to foster climate cooperation within the European Union (EU) in order to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.