Making More Space for Water

Learn why it's important to make space for water. Graphic courtesy of Rhone Mediterranean Corsica Water Agency.

This video from France beautifully illustrates how human and natural communities are safer and healthier through the protection of natural flows, floodplains and meandering rivers. A river that naturally meanders improves water quality, enriches biodiversity, reduces flood risk and has better exchange with groundwater. These are the same principles underlying Vermont's River Program and <link learn publications _blank>LCC's Lessons from the Floods publication.