Managing regulated rivers for sustaining river ecology and biodiversity. What do we need to know and how do we do it? Webinar – Monday 27th July 2020 (1000 hrs BST/1430 hrs IST)

Organised by Cranfield University, UK and Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE, India),  National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee (NIHR, India) and World Wildlife Fund - India (WWF-India).

This webinar will contribute to sharing and deepening knowledge on the design and implementation of ecological flows in India through short talks and open discussions. It is part of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) project ‘Transitioning water management in India to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals’.

To join the webinar visit:


Prof Ian Holman and Dr Andrea Momblanch, Cranfield University, UK

Dr Jagdish Krishnaswamy and Mr Nachiket Kelkar, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, India

Dr Sanjay Jain, National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee, India

Ms Gitanjali Kanwar and Mr Suresh Babu, World Wildlife Fund-India

Webinar objectives

The webinar will discuss the elements of integrated monitoring and modelling framework for providing scientific inputs for managing river flows linked to ecological dynamics under uncertainty. It is aimed at ecologists, environmental scientists, engineers, and water resource managers who wish to discuss practical and conceptual issues in basin-scale water management for ecological flows.