Work package T1: Capitalization – Capacity Building and Stakeholder Engagement

Current best land-use management practices for drinking water resources in each partner country are peer reviewed and strategies as well as measures to be possibly integrated in existing policy guidelines are identified by means of intensive stakeholder involvements.

Work package T2: Pilots – Implementation and Feedback

Within 8 Pilot areas – clustered according to their geographic specification and natural site characteristics – status-quo of land-use management practices is verified and possibilities of improvement as well as implementation of best suitable, efficient measures in terms of drinking water protection assessed.

Work package T3: Synopsis – Vision and Guidance

Building upon outcomes of the previous work packages T1 + T2 an overall frame for the implementation of best management practices for drinking water protection (GOWARE – CE transnational Guide towards Optimal Water Regime) is carried out, supplemented by information about adequate transfer to stakeholders.

Work package T4: Advancement – Strategic Positioning and Commitment

Through different transnational workshops and discussions a compilation of identified and committed targets towards effective and efficient function-oriented land-use management practices is summarized and combined in a joint declaration act (DriFLU – Drinking Water/Floods/Land-Use-Charta), signed by notable representatives of each participating country.