Every field, every farm, every stream has a part to play in reducing flooding, water conservation and erosion control

Adaption to Climate Change

Triple C stands for "Climate resilient Community-based Catchment planning and management".

The coming decades are likely to see a higher flood risk in Europe and greater economic damage. New cost-effective solutions for improving environmental and economic resilience are needed in the region. Due to erosion and sedimentation, the buffering and discharge capacity of waterways and fields are being lost, resulting in an increased flooding risk. There is a need to implement techniques that reduce flooding by reducing water runoff and soil erosion.

The TRIPLE C partnership will reduce flooding in the participating catchment areas by demonstrating and validating, though a series of pilot projects, how farmers can create cost-saving water retention and erosion control measures upstream.

Co-developed by networks of farmers and water managers, these will take better control of additional rainfall at the source of the issues and result in wide ranging benefits to both the farmers and local communities and other stakeholders. 

Interreg 2 Seas 2014-2020 is a European Territorial Cooperation Programme covering England, France, the Netherlands and Belgium (Flanders). The Programme is part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.

Current Project Sites

Project Partners

ABC Eco2 (Agroenvironmental management centre Eco2) Brabantse Delta WaterBoard Devon Wildlife Trust Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group - FWAG (South West) Inagro Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty PCG (Vegetable Research Centre East Flanders) PCM (Province of East Flanders) Province of Antwerp Somerset County Council (SCC) VMM (Flemish Environment Agency) ZLTO (Southern Dutch Farmer and Horticulturists Organization)

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