Safe drinking water is vital for human health. Diffuse pollution of nitrogen and pesticides from agriculture is the main obstacle to meet drinking water quality targets.
The objective of FAIRWAY is
- to review approaches for protection of drinking water resources against pollution by pesticides and nitrate, and
- to identify and further develop innovative measures and governance approaches for a more effective drinking water protection.
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November 2021: Stakeholder engagement and governance
24 November: Webinar - Stakeholder engagement and governance arrangements in European agricultural drinking water catchments
The importance and significance was discussed of well-functioning agricultural – water stakeholder engagement and governance arrangements in agricultural drinking water catchments for effective water protection, also recognizing the rights of the food producers.
November 2021: FAIRWAY's key messages
We are delighted to announce the publication of 16 key messages distilled from FAIRWAY's research results. Each one is addressed to the users to whom it is most relevant and provides a summary of the evidence from which the message is drawn with links to further information.
November 2021: New scientific publication
We are delighted to announce another new publication by members of the FAIRWAY team
Nesheim I, Sundnes F, Enge C, Graversgaard M, van den Brink C, Farrow L, Glavan M, Hansen B, Leitão IA, Rowbottom J, Tendler L. Multi-Actor Platforms in the Water–Agriculture Nexus: Synergies and Long-Term Meaningful Engagement. Water. 2021; 13(22):3204