Results with co-operation
As a part of Waterpraxis project the Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment for North Ostrobothnia has started a restoration project in rivers discharging to the Liminganlahti Bay.
The Šešupė river basin is a part of the Nemunas River Basin District (RBD). The territory of the Šešupė sub-basin within Lithuania comprises about 10% of the total area of the largest Nemunas RBD (Figure 1).
The Šešupė sub-basin (Figure 2), covering an area of 6,104.8 km2, was selected as a pilot area for the WATERPRAXIS project in Lithuania. The Lithuanian portion of the Šešupė sub-basin comprises 80% of its total area and 53% of the length of the river bed. The upper reaches of the Šešupė (27 km, catchment area: 287 km2) lie in Poland, while the western part of the middle and lower reaches (62 km, 919 km2) lie in the Kaliningrad region. The river flows 52 km along the border between Lithuania and the Kaliningrad region. ]]>
The Sulejów Reservoir (Figure 1) was constructed in the years 1969-1973 by impounding the Pilica River with a dam at the village of Smardzewice. It is a typical lowland, low-volume artificial lake with large areas emerging when low water levels occur.]]>