Comprehensive restoration of the riparian forest in the section between Tortosa and the mouth (Tarragona)

Hydrological restoration of the continuity of the river Ebro
Scope of action: Cuenca Hidrográfica del Ebro
Total investments: 8,400,000 €

Description of worksState: Works completed and received

At present the banks of the Ebro are heavily modified by human activity, as they have been invaded by crops whose implementation has changed the topography of the banks and floodplain. Furthermore, dumping of all kinds of rubbish and debris on the banks of river, contribute to generate vertical banks cause by erosion processes. The action is to develop and restore a riverside ecosystem, which has a certain degree of naturalness and where ecological processes of this environment can be restarted, in a strip of sufficient length.

Works completed.