Welcome to find support for water protection!

Welcome to finding information, examples and practical tips for water protection!

Tools for water protection is a web-based toolbox providing support for implementing water protection actions at local level. It is designed for professionals and experts who do concrete work, strategic planning or make decisions on water protection in cities, municipalities, companies, NGOs or other organisations.

The Toolbox provides information and tools that assist with water protection. In addition to practical tips, tools and background information, in the Bank of Actions you can browse actions that local organisations have already implemented for the protection of local waters and the Baltic Sea – and you can also share your organisation’s own actions!

This site was established in 2015 by the EU Life+ funded project CITYWATER, in collaboration with the Baltic Sea Challenge. The first tools are based on the results of the CITYWATER project. The site is now managed and updated by the Baltic Sea Challenge. More tools and actions are needed – please contact us and tell us about your ideas!

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The Baltic Sea Challenge

Action at the local level is the key! Join the network and find ideas, examples, best practices and possibilities for collaboration.

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Communication strategy

Find tips and guidelines on how to communicate the benefits of water protection efficiently to get your message through!

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Cost-benefit analysis

Learn how the benefits of water protection can be assessed and compared to the costs of implementation!

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Storm water solutions

Considering implementing sustainable storm water solutions? Read about solutions, tips and recommendations for practical work!

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Find inspiration and ideas in water protection actions implemented by the Baltic Sea Challenge network.
Browse the Bank of Actions!


Awareness raising

Hazardous materials

Littering etc.

Oil spill prevention

Research and monitoring

Shipping and boating

Stormwater management

Strategies and programs

Wastewater management


Drainage basin

Workshop for teachers of environmental subjects

Actor: Green planet NGO, Kaliningrad center for environment and tourism   ●   Year: 2016   ●   Address: Kaliningradskaja oblast, Russia

Workshops provide new methods for teachers of environmental subjects. © Green Planet NGO


Gren Planet NGO provides annually educational events - seminars and workshops - for teachers of environmental subjects with Kaliningrad Centre for Environment and Tourism. The seminars are devoted to exploring methods and approaches on how to study various ecosystems: on land (forest, meadow), and aquatic (marine and freshwater). This year the workshop focused on geological traits of the coast (sand, stones, structure of coast), Baltic Sea biodiversity (algae, invertebrates, fish), and freshwater bioindicators.

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Seminars offer teachers of environmental subjects a possibility to get trained in the field methods of study of the land and water ecosystems, to receive more practical information on geology, biodiversity of the Baltic coastal waters. These practices are useful in their work with students who study the Baltic aquatic life.

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Background information

Kaliningrad center for environment and tourism is the oldest institution of non-formal ecological education and youth tourism in Kaliningrad, and acts as a coordinator of various programs and projects in the region. Green planet NGO is an ecological movement established within the center to provide enterprising activists with work expertise in ecological education and various environmental projects.

Further information

Name: Dmitry Filippenko   ●  Email: dmiphi ( at ) gmail.com   ●  Web page: http://www.ecocentr39.ru/