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Waterways Ireland amongst the prizes

Waterways Ireland was awarded the Green Public Sector Organisation of the year at the recent Green Awards 2020. The Awards, which were launched in 2008, recognise the extraordinary contribution and commitment towards growing a greener future and is a leading platform for sustainability intelligence, leadership and innovation in best green practice in Ireland. Waterways Ireland

2020-04-06T13:02:32+00:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Innovation|0 Comments

COSME project: Greenways Heritage

COSME project: Greenways Heritage The province of Antwerp is partner in the European COSMEproject: Greenways Heritage. Development and promotion of a transnational cultural tourism product linked to greenways and UNESCO cultural sites. Lead partner is the EGWA (European Greenway Association). Greenways are communication routes reserved exclusively for non-motorised journeys. Canal towpaths and disused railway lines

2019-03-20T16:09:55+00:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Innovation|0 Comments

Canal & River Trust – Waterways and Wellbeing Agenda

On 22 May, Canal & River Trust, re-launched their new, revitalised  ‘brand’. This is vital to increase awareness of the Trust and its wider role, to reach new audiences and broaden support for its move to become a waterways and wellbeing charity. The attached documents and the link to a presentation by Heather Clarke, Strategy,

2019-03-20T16:11:54+00:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Innovation|0 Comments

Greener Waterway Infrastructure “Green WIN”

Green WIN secures funding from North West Europe’s (NWE) Low Carbon Priority. It addresses the problem of excess energy use and high carbon emissions Waterway Management Organisations (WMO’s) cause across NWE when pumping water around waterways. The aim is to demonstrate improvements which deliver energy savings and reduced CO2 emissions from our pilots by the

2019-03-20T16:11:06+00:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Innovation|0 Comments

Scottish Canals Case Studies

Union Canal In-House Spot Dredging Case Study During 2014, a number of boaters had pointed out to SC operational staff that there were high spots of sediment in the Union Canal that their boats were scraping into, making navigation difficult. These complaints were combined with data from a dipping survey in the Union Canal completed

2019-03-20T15:21:25+00:00October 21st, 2015|Categories: Innovation|0 Comments