Mandate: The mission of ERWG is to promote awareness about critical ICID relevant water issues at all levels in Europe and to pay special attention to the environmentally sustainable water management in Europe.
Profile: The European Regional Working Group (ERWG) of ICID was founded at the 46th IEC Meeting in Rome in September, 1995, and is acting under the motto "Comprehensive land and water management in European river basins for the sustainable development of the rural landscape". The tasks of ERWG can be summarized :
Established : 1995
Members and invitees celebrating 25 years of ERWG at Montpellier, France, 2015
Members: (1) VP Mr. Ian Makin, Chairman (2015) (UK, 2014); (2) VPH Prof. Dr. Peter Kovalenko, Vice Chairman, 2005 (Ukraine, 1999); (3) Mr. Olli-Matti Verta, Secretary (2011) (Finland, 2011); (4) Prof. Dr. Davor Romic (Croatia, 2002); (5) Prof. Dr. Svatopluk Matula (Czech Rep., 1997); (6) Dr. Sami Bouarfa (France, 2013); (7) Mr. Hannes Puu (Estonia, 2015); (8) Dr. Marco Arcieri (Italy, 2015); (9) Dr. John Martin (Ireland, 2003); (10) Mr. Pedro Eduardo da Cunha Serra (Portugal, 1996); (11) Prof. Dr. Ion Nicolaesco (Romania, 1996); (12) VPH Prof. dr. Brane Maticic (Slovenia, 1996); (13) Dr. (Mrs.) Irina Bondarik (Russia, 2012);; (14) VPH Dr. Laszlo G. Hayde (Hungary, 2005); (15) Netherlands representatives; (16) Spanish representative; (17) Swiss representative; and (18) Secretary General, ICID.
Observers: (i) Dr. Klaus-Dieter Vorlop (2012); Dr. (Mrs.) Sabine Seidelas Young Professional (2011) from Germany;and (ii) Dr. Irina G. Pankova (Russia, 2007).
Ex-Officio Member: Mr. Peter Alexey Yurievich (Russia, 2014), Chairman erstwhile ERWG WT on Drainage (EWTDRA).
Gwangju, September 2014