22 Feb International Riverprize – 2000
2000 Winner: Grand River, Canada | Grand River Conservation Authority
By the early 20th Century, the Grand River was rightly described as an “open sewer.” The Grand River Conservation Commission (later the Grand River Conservation Authority) was created in the 1930s to address water quality, water supply and flooding issues. It was Canada’s first water management agency and one of the first in the world. Watch video here
South Wales Rivers, UK | Keep Wales Tidy Campaign
Tsurumi River, Japan | Japanese Ministry of Construction
Wanganui River, New Zealand | Wanganui District Council
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