25 września 2020 r.
This year, on September 27, we are celebrating the World Rivers Day for the fifteenth time. This celebration was established in 2005 by the United Nations Organization, which proclaimed the International "Water for Life" Decade in order to raise awareness of the need to protect the world's water resources.Read more
25 sierpnia 2020 r.
Public consultations concerning the draft document entitled "Project Review of Important Water Management Problems for River Basin Districts" announced by the Ministry of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation in cooperation with Państwowe Gospodarstwo Wodne Wody Polskie (Polish Waters National Water Management), which lasted half a year, ended on June 18, 2020.Read more
10 sierpnia 2020 r.
We inform all customers that on August 14, 2020, the offices of Wody Polskie (Polish Waters) will be closed. Relevant information has also been posted at the entrance to the building of each unit of Państwowe Gospodarstwo Wodne Wody Polskie (Polish Waters National Water Management).Read more
28 lipca 2020 r.
The Water Framework Directive enforces on EU Member States, inter alia, to periodically (every 6 years) review the impact of human activities on the status of surface and groundwaters. The idea is to identify the sources of pressures and their impact and effect on the waters.Read more
8 lipca 2020 r.
On June 10, 2020, a webinar was held as part of the public consultation of the Project Review of significant water management issues, which was attended by nearly 200 people.Read more
17 czerwca 2020 r.
On June 17, we celebrate World Anti-Desertification and Drought Day. The purpose of the celebrations is to draw attention to ways to prevent these phenomena.Read more
22 maja 2020 r.
The holiday, celebrated around the world on May 22, was established by the UN General Assembly exactly 20 years ago. The proclaimed resolution commemorated the 1992 Nairobi conference at which the effects of work on an international agreement in the field of biodiversity protection were presented.Read more
14 maja 2020 r.
Currently, half-year public consultations are in progress regarding the draft document entitled 'Review of significant problems of water management for river basins', announced by the Ministry of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation, in cooperation with the "Wody Polskie" National Water Holding, which is scheduled to end on 18 June 2020.Read more
11 maja 2020 r.
On 28.02.2020, the task entitled "Development of the national surface water renaturation program" was completed, commissioned by Wody Polskie State Water Holding.Read more
3 kwietnia 2020 r.
The consequences of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic are felt worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) has published the latest safety guidelines concerning drinking water in the context of its possible contamination with the coronavirus. According to the WHO, there is no evidence for the SARS-Cov-2 virus surviving in drinking water, and the process of water disinfection ensures rapid inactivation (loss of activity) of the COVID-19 virus.Read more
26 marca 2020 r.
Polish Waters together with the Ministry of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, local governments and water companies gathering farmers, have developed a pilot program for shaping water resources in agricultural areas.Read more
3 lutego 2020 r.
February 2 is World Wetlands Day - the anniversary of the adoption in 1971 of the Convention on the Protection of Wetlands, or the Ramsar Convention (from the city of Ramsar in Iran, where the meeting took place). Wetlands - the border between land and water - are key ecosystems for the protection of hundreds of thousands of plant and animal species, as well as some of the most important climate and water circulation regulators on earth.Read more
27 stycznia 2020 r.
On January 9, on-merits workshops took place in Warsaw, and their aim was to present the work carried out at this stage as part of the development of the National Surface Water Renaturation Program (KPRWP), in particular the analyzes and conclusions from the prioritization of areas for river, lake, coastal and transitional water renaturation presentation of the results of pilot studies. The agenda of the workshop consisted of three sessions during which the Multiconsult Polska team, a contractor performing the task for PGW WP, presented a wide range of analyzes and results of the work carried out.Read more
9 stycznia 2020 r.
A good condition of the aquatic environment can be achieved if the causes of its degradation are properly identified. This opportunity is possible thanks to public consultations concerning the project of reviewing significant water management problems, that have just started.Read more
2 stycznia 2020 r.
Państwowe Gospodarstwo Wodne Wody Polskie - Krajowy Zarząd Gospodarki Wodnej and Multiconsult Polska sp. z o.o. invite you to participate in on-merits workshops carried out within the order entitled "Development of the national surface water renaturization program"Read more
23 grudnia 2019 r.
The modernization of 341 spurs on the Oder river will begin shortly. The construction works will be performed with the application of environmentally friendly, natural materials. Owing to the signed agreement, over PLN 84 million will go for the investment goals from EU funding. The entire investment will cost over PLN 117 million.Read more
20 listopada 2019 r.
The Act amending the Water Law enters into force. The amendment allows Polish Waters to take over the ownership rights of the State Treasury over inland waterways with special transport significance. The new regulations are also to ensure stable sources of financing for Polish Waters.Read more
30 września 2019 r.
On the last Sunday of September, World River Day is celebrated. This is a great opportunity to talk about the riversRead more
24 września 2019 r.
Two decades of EU water policy and water law have brought changes. The trend of continuous deterioration of water quality has been reversed - according to the report of the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the implementation of the Framework Water Directive and the Floods Directive.Read more
17 września 2019 r.
Failure of two collectors discharging sewage from the left-bank Warsaw to the "Czajka" sewage treatment plant on the right bank took place at the end of August. As a result, all the waste was discharged into the Vistula. On 14 September, the discharge of sewage was suspended, all sewage disposed of goes to the treatment plant.Read more
5 sierpnia 2019 r.
"Projekt woda" is a cyclical Polish Television show, broadcast by the TVP3 Szczecin channel station, devoted to various aspects of water management. Each episode introduces viewers to topics related to the activities carried out by the Państwowe Gospodarstwo Wodne Wody Polskie, addresses current problems of hydropower, water construction, inland navigation, as well as charges for water and sewage.Read more
15 lipca 2019 r.
Thanks to over PLN 22 million in funding from Wody Polskie, provincial inspectorates for environmental protection and the Central Research Laboratory of the Chief Inspectorate of Environmental Protection will receive modern equipment for testing water quality. On July 4, 2019 in Warsaw, the President of Wody Polskie, Przemysław Daca, and Paweł Ciećko, the Chief Inspector for Environmental Protection, signed an agreement in this matter.Read more
2 lipca 2019 r.
The conference which took place in Bydgoszcz on June 18 was opened by Marek Gróbarczyk, Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation. The minister announced the start of a program aimed at doubling the retention rate. Currently in Poland it remains at 6.5%. The cost of investments planned in terms of the Retention Development Program is estimated at PLN 14 billion. Activities are scheduled for 7 years.Read more
14 czerwca 2019 r.
Państwowe Gospodarstwo Wodne Wody Polskie developed an animation concerning the procedure for taking into account investments in II aPGW.Read more
23 kwietnia 2019 r.
Państwowe Gospodarstwo Wodne Wody Polskie - National Water Management Board, invites you to take part in consultations concerning the list of surface water bodies including indicating strongly modified and artificial water bodies. They will last until May 7, 2019.Read more
11 kwietnia 2019 r.
Państwowe Gospodarstwo Wodne Wody Polskie - National Water Management Board, invites you to consultative meetings devoted to discussing the draft list of heavily modified and artificial waters (SZCW and SCW). Consultation meetings will be held on May 9, 2019 in Wrocław at ul. Zaolziańska 1 (Q Hotel Plus) and May 15, 2019 in Warsaw at ul. Chłodna 51 (Golden Floor Tower).Read more
28 marca 2019 r.
It is the first such comprehensive project of action concerning this field in our country. Over 3.5 thousand stakeholders already received the Stop Drought survey. This year, the Plan's six-month public consultations will begin. The works will be completed by the end of 2020.Read more
13 marca 2019 r.
The ISOK National Portal is a public portal that publishes a range of information on hazards, meteorology, and hydrology. The implementation of the ISOK system will place Poland on a list of countries that manage the security of their own society and economy in a modern way, and effectively minimize the risks and losses caused by natural catastrophic events.Read more
6 lutego 2019 r.
The catalog of good practices in terms of hydrotechnical and maintenance works, along with establishing the principles for their implementation, was created under the Operational Program Infrastructure and Environment for 2014-2020, commissioned by the Ministry of the Environment, at that time handling the water management department in Poland.Read more
18 stycznia 2019 r.
On January 9 in Warsaw a conference was organized as part of the first stage of the "Ustalenie celów środowiskowych dla jednolitych części wód wraz z opracowaniem rejestru wykazów obszarów chronionych" (Setting environmental objectives for water bodies including the development of a register of lists concerning protected areas).Read more
21 grudnia 2018 r.
The 24th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change took place in Katowice. Circa 20,000 people from 190 countries participated in the event, including politicians, representatives of non-governmental organizations, scientific circles, and the business sphere.Read more
27 września 2018 r.
On September 11, 2018, a nationwide conference organized by the Państwowe Gospodarstwo Wodne Wody Polskie - National Water Management Authority was held in Warsaw, and has been devoted to discussions on methodologies for determining heavily modified and artificial surface water bodies in the context of their verification and updating.Read more
23 sierpnia 2018 r.
Państwowe Gospodarstwo Wodne Wody Polskie - National Water Management Board, invites to a nationwide conference dedicated to the discussion on methodologies for determining heavily modified and artificial surface water bodies in the context of their verification and updating.Read more
17 sierpnia 2018 r.
Pursuant to Art. 15 item 3 of the Water Framework Directive and 328 of the applicable Water Law Act, Państwowe Gospodarstwo Wodne Wody Polskie started surveying units responsible for the implementation of activities indicated in the update of the country's water and environmental program as well as water management plans.Read more
23 kwietnia 2018 r.
As part of the "Opracowania II aktualizacji PWŚK i aPGW na obszarach dorzeczy wraz z dokumentami planistycznymi stanowiącymi podstawę ich opracowania" (Development of the II PWŚK and aPGW update concerning river basin districts including planning documents constituting the basis for their development), works are underway in terms of the final method for determining environmental flows that are to become an important element of water management in Poland from 2021. The planned date of completing the titled "Wdrożenie metody szacowania przepływów środowiskowych w Polsce" (Implementation of a method for estimating environmental flows in Poland) is November 2018.Read more
27 marca 2018 r.
On 21 March, Golden Floor Tower in Warsaw hosted a conference on implementation of the method that helps to asses environmental flows in Poland.Read more
9 marca 2018 r.
The National Water Management Holding Polish Waters is inviting everyone who is interested to participate in the national conference dedicated to the methodology behind the assessing of environmental flows in Poland. The conference will take place one day before the World’s Water Day.Read more
23 lutego 2018 r.
Part of the promotional campaign of the project “Compiling the 2nd update of Poland’s Water-Environmental Programme and Water Management Plans…” the Water Management Holding Polish Waters produced a short clip featuring a young Polish actor, Mateusz Winek, whom you may have seen in funny and popular comedies “Letters to M2” and “Letters to M3.” Have fun watchingRead more
18 stycznia 2018 r.
17 January 2018, the Minister of Maritime Affairs and Inland Navigation has appointed Przemysław Daca as the Head of the National Water Management Holding Polish Waters. Previously employed as the Deputy Director of the Inland Navigation Department in the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Inland Navigation, the new Head of Polish Waters was handed the appointment letter by the Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Inland Navigation, Anna Moskwa and Secretary of State in the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Inland Navigation, Jerzy Materna.Read more
3 stycznia 2018 r.
1 January 2018, the National Water Management Holding Polish Waters is created in order to take the sole responsibility for management of water in Poland.Read more
31 października 2017 r.
Works aimed at drafting and publishing the 2nd update of the River Basin Management Plans and the National Water and Environmental Plan are under way. The need to verify and update both documents comes from the Water Framework Directive and Water Law.Read more