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Watershed Investment Initiatives

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  • Operational programs: 419
  • Value in 2015: $24.6B
  • Area under management: 487M ha

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Scituate Reservoir Water Quality Protection Program

Providence, Rhode Island USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Natural Resource Management Programmes

Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Trout Unlimited’s Montana Water Program

Bozeman, Montana USA

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Salt Fork Implementation Committee

Champaign, IL, Champaign, IL USA

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Saltillo Watershed Project

Saltillo, Coahuila Mexico

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Moyobamba Compensation Mechanism for Ecosystem Services

Moyobamba, Provincia de Moyobamba-Dpto de San Martín. Peru

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Upper Neuse Clean Water Initiative

Raleigh, North Carolina USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

São Paulo Water Fund

Região Metropolitana de São Paulo, São Paulo Brazil

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Compensation Program for Environmental Services in the Pixquiac River subbasin (Acuerdos por Nuestra Agua)

Xalapa, Veracruz Mexico

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Rio de Janeiro Water Fund (Water Producers of the Rio de Janeiro)

diversos, Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Conserve2Enhance

Tucson, Arizona USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Brasilia Water Fund (Water Producers of the Ribeirão Pipiripau)

Brasiília, Distrito Federal Brazil

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Santa Rosa Nutrient Offset Program

Santa Rosa, California USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Espírito Santo Water Fund (Programa Reflorestar)

diversos, Espírito Santo Brazil

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Bogotá Water Fund (Agua Somos)

Bogotá, Cundinamarca - Zonas de abastecimiento de agua potable para la ciudad de Bogotá Colombia

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Cauca Valley Water Fund (Agua por la Vida y la Sostenibilidad)

Valle del Cauca- Colombia, Valle del Cauca- Colombia Colombia

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Gren Heart of Cork

Lisbon, Portugal

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Lima Water Fund (AQUAFONDO)

Lima, Lima/Lima/Lima, Huarochiri Peru

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Oregon NPDES Water Quality Trading

Portland, Oregon USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Implementation of Sustainable Sugarcane Initiative (SSI) Practices Among Smallholder Farmers in Rural India

Hyderabad, Telangana India

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Restoring America's Headwaters

Missoula, Montana USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Itawa Springs Protection Project

Ndola, Copperbelt Zambia

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Agua Tica: mecanismo financiero público-privado para la protección de fuentes ubicadas en las sub cuencas del río Grande y Río Virilla pertenecientes a la cuenca del río Grande de Tárcoles. (Fondo de Agua)

San José, Heredia, Alajuela , Región de la Cordillera Volcánica Central. Parte del Gran Área Metropolitana, abarca cuatro cabeceras de provincia: San José, Heredia, Alajuela y Cartago. Costa Rica

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Ohio River Basin Trading Project

Palo Alto, California USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Medellín Water Fund (Cuenca Verde)

Cuencas abastecedoras de los embalses Ríogrande II y la Fe para la ciudad de medellín., Medellín- Colombia Colombia

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Cotswold Payments for Ecosystem Services Pilot

Gloucestershire, South West England United Kingdom

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Pure Water Partners Program

Eugene, Oregon USA

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Northern Arizona Forest Fund

Phoenix, Arizona USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Rio Grande Water Fund

Albuquerque, New Mexico USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Securing Port Elizabeth’s water through catchment restoration and water stewardship: "Four Returns in the Port Elizabeth catchment"

Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape South Africa

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Lusaka Water Security Initiative (LuWSI)

Lusaka, Lusaka Zambia

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Kilimanjaro Water Stewardship Platform

Moshi, Pangani Tanzania

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

uMngeni Ecological Infrastructure Partnership

eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Maintaining Lake Taupo water quality – Nitrogen cap and trade system

Lake Taupo, Waikato Region New Zealand

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Santa Fe Watershed Investment Program

Santa Fe, New Mexico USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

City of Medford Temperature Trading Program

Medford, Oregon USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Sustainable Water Resources Management in the Upper Ruvuma River Sub-Catchment

Songea, Ruvuma Region Tanzania

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Sustainable Water Use in Usa River Sub-Catchment

Moshi, Pangani Tanzania

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Vienna Source Water Protection

Vienna, Vienna Austria

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Tokyo Watershed Protection

Tokyo, Kanto Japan

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Basel Groundwater Recharge

Basel, Canton Basel-Stadt Switzerland

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Doshi Water Conservation Forest

Yokohama, Kanto Japan

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Fagne Catchment

Spa, Liège Belgium

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Kennemer Dunes and the Noord-Holland Dune Reserve

Velserbroek , North Holland Netherlands

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Colorado Water Conservation Board Instream Acquisitions & Leasing

Denver, Colorado USA

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Conservation Stewardship Program

Washington, District of Columbia USA

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Fukuoka Water Resource Conservation Fund

Fukuoka, Kyushu Japan

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Bear Creek Watershed Association

Aurora, Colorado USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Five Year National Land and Water Conservation and Development Project

Beijing, China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Suffolk County Drinking Water Protection Program

Hauppage, New York USA

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Program

Washington, District of Columbia USA

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Public Utilities Water Rights and Watershed Purchase Fund

Salt Lake City, Utah USA

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation Watershed Protection Plan

Boston, Massachusetts USA

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Comprehensive Development of Agricultural Soil and Water Conservation

Beijing, China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Yahagigawa River Afforestation Profit-Sharing Agreement

Anjo, Chubu Japan

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Danone Waters France Natural Mineral Water Protection

Evian-les-bains, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes France

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Vittel, Contrex and Hepar

Vittel, Vosges France

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Lower Saxony Water Protection Areas Compensation

Hanover, Lower Saxony Germany

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Eco-Farmer Program

Munich, Bavaria Germany

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Central Valley Improvement Act 3406(b)(3) Water Acquisition Program

Sacramento, California USA

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Drentsche Aa Compensation Scheme

Groningen, Groningen Netherlands

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Upper Snake River Flow Augmentation

Boise, Idaho USA

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Water Supply Act Catchment Levy

Copenhagen, Denmark

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Jin-pan Development Zone

Zhejiang , Zhejiang China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Romagna Acque-Societe delle Fonti S.p.A. Ridracoli Fund for sustainable upstream development

Forlì, Forlì-Cesena Italy

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Rennes

Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine France

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Hanover

Hanover, Lower Saxony Germany

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Emergency Watershed Protection Program - Floodplain Easement Option (EWP-FPE)

Washington, District of Columbia USA

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

New York City-Catskills Watershed Protection

New York, New York USA

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Payments for Environmental Services Program

San Jose, San Jose Costa Rica

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Quito Water Fund (FONAG)

Quito, Pichincha Ecuador

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Deschutes River Conservancy Water Rights Leasing & Transfers

Bend, Oregon USA

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Guangdong Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Guangdong, Guangdong China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Natural Forest Protection Project

Beijing, China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Conversion of Cropland to Forests and Grassland Program

Beijing, China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Agricultural Direct Payments (Multifunctional payment, Direct payment to farmers in hilly and mountainous areas, and Direct payments for environmentally friendly agriculture)

Tokyo, Japan

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Environmentally Friendly Direct Payment Program

Seoul, Korea

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Edwards Aquifer Protection Program

San Antonio, Texas USA

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Toyota City Tap Water Conservation Fund

Toyota City, Chubu Japan

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Middle Rio Grande Endangered Species Collaborative Program

Albuquerque, New Mexico USA

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Lake Whatcom Property Acquisition Program

Bellingham, Washington USA

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Shasta River Water Transaction Program

Mount Shasta, California USA

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Zhejiang Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Zhejiang, Zhejiang China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

National Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Beijing, China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Singkarak

Singkarak, West Sumatra Indonesia

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Connecticut Nitrogen Exchange Program

Hartford, Connecticut USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Hunter River Salinity Trading Program

Sydney, New South Wales Australia

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Kulekhani

Makwanpur, Narayani Zone Nepal

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

National Program for Hydrological Environmental Services (PSAH)

Mexico City, Distrito Federal Mexico

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Jiulong River Watershed Water Resource Protection Eco-compensation Program

Fujian, Fujian China

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Santa Rosa de Lima, Los Negros

Santa Rosa de Lima, Santa Cruz Bolivia

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Forest Environment Conservation Fund

Kochi, Shikoku Japan

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

North Carolina Nutrient Mitigation Program, Division of Mitigation Services

Raleigh, North Carolina USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative Phosphorus Offsets

Renville, Minnesota USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Kumamoto City Groundwater Conservation Initiatives

Kumamoto City, Kyushu Japan

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Sustainable Catchment Management Programme

Warrington, Cheshire United Kingdom

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Ningbo Drinking Water Source Environmental Protection Plan

Ningo, Zhejiang China

Mechanism: N/A

Beijing Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Beijing, Beijing China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Shandong Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Shandong, Shandong China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Chongqing Municipality Soil Erosion Prevention and Control Fee Use and Management Measures

Chongqing, Chongqing China

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Great Miami River Watershed Water Quality Credit Trading Program

Dayton, Ohio USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Clean Water Services

Hillsboro, Oregon USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Monticchio Gaudianello S.p.A.

Lecco, Lecco Italy

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Wessex Water Catchment Management

Bath, South West United Kingdom

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

The Partnership for a Living Danube

Vienna, - Austria

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Watershed and Environmental Improvement Program

San Francisco, California USA

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Strategic Water Reserve

Santa Fe, New Mexico USA

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Pelton Round Butte Water Rights Fund

Portland, Oregon USA

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Klamath Basin Rangeland Trust Water Transactions Program

Klamath Falls, Oregon USA

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Jiangxi Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Jiangxi, Jiangxi China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Conversion of Paddy Fields to Dryland Program

Hebei and Beijing, Hebei and Beijing China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Danjiangkou Reservoir District Upper Watershed Water Pollution Prevention and Control and Soil and Water Conservation Plan

Beijing, China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Three-Rivers Source National Ecological Protection Comprehensive Experimental Zone

Qinghai, Qinghai China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Cidanau

Serang, Banten Indonesia

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Jin River, Luoyang River Watershed Water Resource Protection Eco-compensation Program

Fujian, Fujian China

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Min River Watershed Protection Eco-compensation Program

Fujian, Fujian China

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Regional Water Fund (FORAGUA)

Loja, Loja Ecuador

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Investment for water use from natural sources

Bogota, Colombia

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Ecocrédito

Montes Claros, Minas Gerais Brazil

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Environmental Economic Incentives Program

Panama City, Panama

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Yorkshire Water

Bradford, West Yorkshire United Kingdom

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Huzhou City Tiger Lake Reservoir Water Source Protection Measures

Zhejiang , Zhejiang China

Mechanism: N/A

Minnesota Clean Water Fund

St. Paul, Minnesota USA

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Guangxi Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Guangxi, Guangxi China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Hainan Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Hainan, Hainan China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Henan Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Henan, Henan China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Catchment Sensitive Farming

London, London United Kingdom

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Wicksters Brook nitrate scheme

Bristol, South West United Kingdom

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Sierra de las Minas Water Fund

Guatemala City, Guatemala

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Kanagawa Five-Year Action Plan for Conservation and Restoration of Water Source Environment

Kanagawa, Kyushu Japan

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Pennvest Nutrient Credit Trading Program

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Land Stewards

Borgo a Mozzano, Tuscany Italy

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Sumberjaya River Care

West Lampung Regency, Lampung Indonesia

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

ALUS Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island, Prince Edward Island Canada

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Dongtou County Water Source Protection Zone Eco-compensaiton

Zhejiang, Zhejiang China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Returning Water to People and Nature

Shanghai, Multiple China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Talau

Belu Regency, East Nusa Tenggara Indonesia

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Central Arkansas Water Watershed Management

Little Rock, Arkansas USA

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Yangtze River Partnership

Guanyuan City, Sichuan China

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Walla Walla Exempt Well Mitigation Program

Walla Walla, Washington USA

Mechanism: Groundwater offsets/mitigation

Restoring the Balance in the Murray-Darling Basin

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Australia

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Shanxi Province Coal Industry Sustainable Development Policy Measures Pilot Overall Implementation Scheme

Shanxi, Shanxi China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Fujian Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Fujian, Fujian China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Yunnan Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Yunnan, Yunnan China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Upstream Thinking Capital Grants Scheme

Callington, South West England United Kingdom

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Comarapa

Comarapa, Santa Cruz Bolivia

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

El Chape, Mairana

Mairana, Santa Cruz Bolivia

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Pro-Cuencas Fund

Zamora, Ecuador

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Vallegrande

Vallegrande, Bolivia

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Conservation and Sustainable Use of Water Resources

Beijing, Beijing China

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Alpine Dairy (formerly Alpine Cheese Company)

Millersburg, Ohio USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Green Wall Project

Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park, Java Indonesia

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Project Catalyst

Burdekin River, Queensland Australia

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Water Balance Programme

Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Kapuas Hulu

Kapuas Hulu, West Kalimantan Indonesia

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Colorado River Delta Water Trust

Yuma, Baja California Mexico

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Jiangxi Province "Five Rivers" and Dong River Headwaters Protected Area Ecological Environment Protection Encouragement Award Management Measures

Jiangxi , Jiangxi China

Mechanism: N/A

Shaanxi Province Water and Soil Erosion Measures (Coal, Oil and Natural Gas Resource Development and Exploitation)

Shaanxi, Shaanxi China

Mechanism: N/A

Hebei Province Cross-District Section Water Quality Target Evaluation Eco-compensation Mechanism

Hebei, Hebei China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Sichuan Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Sichuan, Sichuan China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Zhuxi South-North Water Transfer Program Eco-compensation

Hubei, Hubei China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

National Incentives Program (Socio Bosque and Socio Paramo)

Quito, Pichincha Ecuador

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Jiangxi Province "Five Rivers" and Dong River Headwaters Protected Area Ecological Environment Protection Measures

Jiangxi, Jiangxi China

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Riobamba Water Fund (FOPAR)

Riobamba, Ecuador

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Upper Balsa River Watershed Revolving Loan Fund

San Ramon, Costa Rica

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Paute River Water Fund (FONAPA)

Cuenca, Azogues Ecuador

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Vietnam Forest Protection and Development Fund (VNFF)

Hanoi, Hanoi Viet Nam

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Conserving the Mekong, Chi River Subcatchment

Roi Et, Roi Et Thailand

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Forest and Lake Environment Tax

Kasumigaura, Kanto Japan

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Tochigi Prefectural Tax for Healthy Forest-Making

Utsunomiya, Kanto Japan

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Water Quality Credit Trading Program for the Lower St. Johns River

Jacksonville, Florida USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Henan Provincial Water Environment Eco-compensation System

Henan, Henan China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Green Improvement Fund

Syracuse, New York USA

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Mongar

Mongar, Mongar Bhutan

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Holnicote Project

Selworthy, South West England United Kingdom

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Walker Basin Restoration Program

Yerington, Nevada USA

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Beiyun River Basin Non-point Source Pollution Control

Beijing, Beijing China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Canada-Ontario Farm Stewardship Program

Guelph, Ontario Canada

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Slowing the Flow at Pickering

Pickering, Yorkshire and the Humber United Kingdom

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Liaoning Province Cross-District River Water Quality Measures

Liaoning, Liaoning China

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Little Lake Wissota Stewardship Project

Lake Wissota, Wisconsin USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Shanxi Eco-compensation Mechanism

Shanxi, Shanxi China

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Chesapeake Bay Watershed Nutrient Credit Exchange Program

Richmond, Virginia USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Santa Cruz (Fonacruz)

Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Bolivia

Mechanism: N/A

Beijing Municipal People's Government Notice Regarding Establishing a Mountain Area Ecological Public Benefit Forest

Beijing, Beijing China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Denver Water-USFS Watershed Protection Program

Denver, Colorado USA

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Guiyang City "Two Lakes One Reservoir" Drinking Water Source Area Common Environmental Management

Guizhou , Guizhou China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Hubei Liangzi Lake Eco-compensation

Hubei, Hubei China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Fuding City Special Fund for Watershed Eco-compensation Establishment

Fujian, Fujian China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Zhuhai Water Source Eco-compensation Mechanism

Guangdong, Guangdong China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Improving Livelihoods using Water Resources Management M Medak

Medak, Telangana India

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Managing the Water Resources of Boyang Lake

Boyang Lake, Jiangxi China

Mechanism: N/A

Shaoxing County Qingshui Project

Zhejiang , Zhejiang China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Veneto Region Stewardship

Venice, Veneto Italy

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

National Key Ecological Function Zones Transfer Payments

Beijing, China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Upstream Thinking - Exmoor Mires Partnership

Dulverton, South West England United Kingdom

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Metropolitan Monterrey Water Fund

Monterrey, Mexico

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Suzhou City Eco-compensation Mechanism: 1

Jiangsu, Jiangsu China

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Wei River Watershed Environmental Protection

Shaanxi, Shaanxi China

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Ceibas River Basin - Los Micos subwatershed

Bogota, Colombia

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Lake Naivasha Basin Integrated Water Resources Action Plan (IWRAP) Project

Naivasha, Rift Valley Province Kenya

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Lower Boise Effluent Trading Demonstration Project

Boise, Idaho USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Mokelumne Watershed Environmental Benefits Program

South Lake Tahoe, California USA

Mechanism: N/A

Vermelho River Water Producers (Oásis São Bento do Sul)

São Bento do Sul, Santa Catarina Brazil

Mechanism: N/A

Cixi City Drinking Water Source Protection Zone Eco-compensation

Zhejiang, Zhejiang China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Baoan Village Forest Eco-compensation Pilot

Sanya, Hainan China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Dongfang City Jiangbian Township Eco-compensation Pilot

Hainan, Hainan China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Wenzhou Municipality Shanxi, Zhaoshandu & Zeya Reservoir Catchment Eco-compensation

Zhejiang, Zhejiang China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Nisqually Environmental Services Project

Olympia, Washington USA

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Rwambu

Rwambu, Rwenzori Uganda

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Guaratinguetá Water Producers Program

Guaratinguetá, São Paulo Brazil

Mechanism: N/A

Suzhou City Eco-compensation Mechanism: 2

Jiangsu , Jiangsu China

Mechanism: N/A

The "Three Rivers Two Banks" Ecological Protection and Construction Concept Plan

Zhejiang, Zhejiang China

Mechanism: N/A

Tai River Reservoir Eco-compensation Mechanism

Shandong , Shandong China

Mechanism: N/A

Longmen-Jiaquan Catchment Protection Strategy

Longmen, Guangdong China

Mechanism: N/A

Shanxi Forestry Ecology Development Comprehensive Plan

Shanxi , Shanxi China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Qingshui River Basin Eco-compensation Fund, Jianhe County Gehe Township Three Village Human and Husbandry Drinking Water Project

Guizhou , Guizhou China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Natural Forest Protection Project Phase II

Shenyang, Liaoning China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Wei River Basin Environmental Protection City Alliance Framework Agreement

Gansu, Gansu China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Ningxia Guyuan City Yuanzhou District Grassland Ecological Protection

Ningxia, Ningxia China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Anhui Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Anhui, Anhui China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Xiangyang South-North Water Transfer Project Eco-compensation

Hubei, Hubei China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

National Groundwater Pollution Prevention Plan

Beijing, China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Ecclesbourne Valley Restoration Project

Duffield, East Midlands United Kingdom

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Delaware River Common Waters Fund

Milford, Pennsylvania USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Aurora Water-United States Forest Service Watershed Protection Program

Aurora, Colorado USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Local Watershed Compensation – Aquasis Solutions

Arazane, Souss Massa Draa Morocco

Mechanism: N/A

Changsha City Intramunicipal River Eco-compensation Measures

Hunan , Hunan China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Guizhou Province Hongfeng Lake Watershed Water Pollution Eco-compensation Measures

Guizhou, Guizhou China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Ouse Upstream Thinking Project

Snodland, Kent United Kingdom

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Intra-Changsha-City Watershed Eco-compensation

Hunan, Hunan China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Silver Creek Showcase Barley Farm

Silver Creek, Idaho USA

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Guangzhou Six-Locale Wetlands Eco-compensation Pilot Work

Guangdong, Guangdong China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Pi County Drinking Water Source Protection Eco-compensation (Sandaoyan Township)

Sichuan, Sichuan China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Binlang River Sucker-Throat Catfish National-Level Aquatic Genetic Resources Protected Area

Yunnan, Yunnan China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Tong'an-Tingxi Reservoir Water Source Protection Eco-compensation Scheme

Fujian, Fujian China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Beijing Municipality Reform Plan for Low-Efficiency Mountain Region Ecological Public Benefit Forests

Beijing Municipality, Beijing Municipality China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Hunan Province Xiang River Protection Ordinance

Hunan, Hunan China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

WWF Equitable Payments for Watershed Services Program

Sichuan, Sichuan China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Torthworth Brook PES Pilot

Bristol, South West England United Kingdom

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Water Friendly Farming

Oxford, South East England United Kingdom

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Weihe River Basin Three-year Water Pollution Prevention and Control Action Program

Shaanxi , Shaanxi China

Mechanism: N/A

Xinyu City Kongmu River Ecological Economic Zone Eco-compensation Mechanism

Jiangxi, Jiangxi China

Mechanism: N/A

Beijing-Tianjin Ecological Water Source Protection Forests Project

Beijing, Beijing China

Mechanism: N/A

Xiaoqing River Watershed Ecological Environment Integrated Management

Shandong , Shandong China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

National-level Ecological Public Benefit Forests Development

Gansu , Gansu China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Heilongjiang Province Application Approval for Increasing National-level Public Benefit Forest Area

Heilongjiang , Heilongjiang China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Beijing Three Norths Shelterbelt Forest System Project Phase V Development Plan

Beijing Municipality, Beijing Municipality China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Private, Public Partnerships on Capacity Building for Sustainable Land Management for the Shire River Basin

Lilongwe, Central region Malawi

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

National Water Quality Initiative

Washington DC, District of Columbia USA

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Hebei Province Forest Ecological Benefit Fund

Hebei , Hebei China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

National Pollution Prevention and Control Plan for Key Watersheds

Beijing, Nationwide China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Shanghai Ecological Public Benefit Forest Development

Shanghai, Shanghai China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Heilongjiang Province Yian County Pingfang and Xianfeng Small Watersheds Soil and Water Conservation Project

Heilongjiang, Heilongjiang China

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Asian Development Bank Chao Lake Watershed Integrated Management Project

Anhui , Anhui China

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project

Flagstaff, Arizona USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Chiapas Water Seed Fund

Sierra Madre, Chiapas Mexico

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Colorado Big Thompson Headwaters Partnership

Berthoud, Colorado USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

South-North Water Transfer Project Yellow River Lower Section and Huai River Watershed - Xiaoqing River Watershed Pilot Eco-compensation Scheme

Shandong, Shandong China

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Camboriú River Water Producers

Balneário Camboriú, Santa Catarina Brazil

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Ecosystem-based adaptation in the Guacerique watershed

Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Mechanism: N/A

Acquisition and maintenance of areas of interest for municipal and regional water service providers

Bogota, Colombia

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Jiaxing City Drinking Water Source Protection Eco-compensation Mechanism

Zhejiang , Zhejiang China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Colorado Springs Utilities-USFS Watershed Protection MOU

Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Tongantingxi Reservoir Water Source Protection Area Eco-compensation

Fujian , Fujian China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Views Regarding Implementating Drinking Water Source Eco-compensation

Zhejiang , Zhejiang China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Imarisha Naivasha Water Stewardship Project

Naivasha, Nakuru Kenya

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Colorado Springs Utilities-Coalition of the Upper South Platte Forest Treatments

Lake George, Colorado USA

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Milwaukee River Pay for Performance Project

Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin USA

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Dungeness Water Exchange

Seattle, Washington USA

Mechanism: Groundwater offsets/mitigation

Views Regarding Adjustment and Improvement of Eco-compensation Policy

Jiangsu , Jiangsu China

Mechanism: N/A

Qinglongshan Small Watershed Management Project

Shandong , Shandong China

Mechanism: N/A

Liaoning Province Watershed Protection Eco-compensation Project

Liaoning , Liaoning China

Mechanism: N/A

Yunnan Province Dianchi Lake Protection Ordinance

Yunnan , Yunnan China

Mechanism: N/A

Three Rivers, Three Lakes Songhua River Basin Water Pollution Prevention and Control Program

Shandong , Shandong China

Mechanism: N/A

Weifang Xiaoqing River Basin Ecological Environment Comprehensive Management

Shandong , Shandong China

Mechanism: N/A

Chao Lake Agricultural Wetlands Protection Demonstration Project

Anhui , Anhui China

Mechanism: N/A

Jin River Soil and Water Conservation Watershed Integrated Management Program

Guizhou , Guizhou China

Mechanism: N/A

Jinxiuchuan Dafoyu Watershed Soil and Water Erosion Integrated Management Project

Shandong , Shandong China

Mechanism: N/A

Working for Water Land User Incentives Program

Pretoria, Gauteng South Africa

Mechanism: N/A

Winford Brook PES Pilot

Bristol, South West United Kingdom

Mechanism: N/A

Ganendong River

Guangdong , Guangdong China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Jilin Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Jilin, Jilin China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Guizhou Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Guizhou , Guizhou China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Henan Province National Ecological Public Benefit Forest Development

Henan , Henan China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Inner Mongolia National-level Ecological Public Benefit Forests

Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Tibet Autonomous Region Ecological Public Benefit Forest Development

Tibet Autonomous Region, Tibet Autonomous Region China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Ecological Public Benefit Forest Development

Youyang, Youyang, Qianjiang, Dazu, Fengdu, Yongchuan counties China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Beijing-Tianjin Sandstorm Source Control Program Phase II

Beijing, China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

World Bank Loan Guangdong Agricultural Non-point Source Pollution Management Project

Guangdong , Guangdong China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Iowa Water Quality Initiative

Des Moines, Iowa USA

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Growing Forward 2 Agricultural Watershed Enhancement Program

Edmonton, Alberta Canada

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Growing Forward 2 On-Farm Stewardship Program

Edmonton, Alberta Canada

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Environmental Farm Plan Program

Abbotsford, British Columbia Canada

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Canada-Manitoba Environmental Farm Plan Program

Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Growing Forward 2 Environmental Sustainability Initiative

Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador Canada

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Growing Forward 2 Agriculture Stewardship Program

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Canada

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Canada-Yukon Environmental Farm Plan Program

Whitehorse, Yukon Canada

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Catchment Partnership Fund

London, London United Kingdom

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Indiana Conservation Partnership

Indianapolis, Indiana USA

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Growing Forward 2 Agriculture and the Environment Program

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Canada

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Homegrown Success Environmental Management and Innovation Program

Bible Hill, Nova Scotia Canada

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Farm Stewardship Program

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Jiangxi Ecological Public Benefit Forest Development

Jiangxi , Jiangxi China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Jilin Province Provincial-level Public Benefit Forest Area

Jilin , Jilin China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

National Eco-Enviromental Protection of Lakes (water quality)

Beijing, China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Santo Domingo Water Fund

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Oásis Brumadinho

Brumadinho, Minas Gerais Brazil

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Pueblo Board of Water Works-United States Forest Service Watershed Protection Program

Pueblo, Colorado USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Yaque del Norte Water Fund

Santiago, Dominican Republic

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Project Khula

Noodsberg, Orange-Senqu South Africa

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Improved Community Livelihoods and Sustainable Water Management in the River Rwizi Catchment

Mbarara , Western Region Uganda

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

State of Maryland Nutrient Trading Program

Annapolis, Maryland USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Nitrogen Reduction in Poole Harbour

Poole, South West England United Kingdom

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Chinchiná (Desarrollo de acciones de señalización, establecimiento, mantenimiento y aislamiento de bosques en áreas de recarga hídrica y abastecimiento de acueductos en municipios del Departamento de Caldas)

Manizales, Caldas Colombia

Mechanism: N/A

Pratigi Water Producers (Oásis APA do Pratigi)

Ibirapitanga, Igrapiúna, Piraí do Sul, Ituberá, Nilo Peçanha, Bahia Brazil

Mechanism: N/A

Manancial Vivo (Oásis Região Metropolitana de Curitiba)

Piraquara, Parana Brazil

Mechanism: N/A

Dahuofang Reservoir Upper Watershed Area Eco-compensation

Liaoning, Liaoning China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Dalian Water Source Eco-compensation

Liaoning, Liaoning China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Plant a Tree. Give a Gift to Life

Baku, Absheron Azerbaijan

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Heqing-West Caohai Wetland Conservation Project

Heqing, Yunan China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Basins Project (Projeto Bacias)

Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo Brazil

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

San Luis Valley Showcase Barley Farm

Center, Colorado USA

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Linyi City Water Environment Protection and Eco-compensation Measures

Shandong , Shandong China

Mechanism: N/A

Holnicote Payment for Ecosystem Services Pilot

Somerset, South West England United Kingdom

Mechanism: N/A

Countryside Stewardship Grants

London, London United Kingdom

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Vienna, Austria

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Brussels, Belgium

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Sofia, Bulgaria

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Zagreb, Croatia

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Nicosia, Cyprus

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Prague, Czech Republic

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Copenhagen, Denmark

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Tallinn, Estonia

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Helsinki, Finland

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Paris, France

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Berlin, Germany

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Athens, Greece

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Budapest, Hungary

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Dublin, Ireland

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Rome, Italy

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Riga, Latvia

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Vilnius, Lithuania

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Valletta, Malta

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Warsaw, Poland

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Lisbon, Portugal

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Bucharest, Romania

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Bratislava, Slovak Republic

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Madrid, Spain

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

Stockholm, Sweden

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020, Priority 4; Themes 'Climate Change Adaptation & Risk Prevention' and 'Environment Protection & Resource Efficiency'; Measures 8,10,11,12,15

London, United Kingdom

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Reef Trust

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Australia

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership

Washington, District of Columbia USA

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Benton/Tama Nutrient Reduction Demonstration Project

Vinton, Iowa USA

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Stormwater In-Lieu Fee Special Purpose Revenue Fund

Washington, District of Columbia USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Longwu Reservoir Water Trust Fund

Huanghu Town, Zhejiang China

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Stormwater Retention Credit Trading Program

Washington, District of Columbia USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Virginia post construction stormwater offsets

Richmond, Virginia USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Oasis Estado de Santa Catarina

Florianopolis, Santa Catarina Brazil

Mechanism: N/A

Corredores da Biodiversidade

Santa Catarina, Santa Catarina Brazil

Mechanism: N/A

PSA Ribeirão das Couves

São José dos Campos, Sao Paulo Brazil

Mechanism: N/A

Oasis Estado do Parana

Curitiba, Parana Brazil

Mechanism: N/A

Oasis Estado do Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Mechanism: N/A

Farmer's Life East Africa

Nyandarua, Kenya

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Slug It Out Campaign

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Groundwater offset requirements in the Paso Robles groundwater basin

San Luis Obispo, California USA

Mechanism: Groundwater offsets/mitigation

Namey Nichu

Paro, Paro Dzongkhag Bhutan

Mechanism: N/A

Making Wastewater Safe for Agricultural Use With Constructed Wetlands (Water4Crops)

Hyderabad, Telangana India

Mechanism: N/A

Improving Climate Resilience of Tribal Farmers in Palghar District of Maharashtra State

Jawhar taluk, Maharashtra India

Mechanism: N/A

Nitrates Action Programme

Belfast, Belfast United Kingdom

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Upper Tana-Nairobi Water Fund

Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Norte de Santander Water Fund

San José de Cúcuta, Norte de Santander Colombia

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Water Security for Resilient Economic Growth Project

Manila, Philippines

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Cali Water Fund (Madre Agua)

Cali, Colombia

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Guayaquil Water Conservation Fund

Guayaquil, Ecuador

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Minnesota Headwaters Fund

Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Breede Catchment Water Stewardship Programme

Wolseley, Western Cape South Africa

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Water Quality Trading in Lake Erie

Ann Arbor, Michigan USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Rwenzori Mountains National Park

Bundibugyo, Western Region Uganda

Mechanism: N/A

Severn Trent Environmental Protection Scheme

Coventry, West Midlands United Kingdom

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Baker Cheese Company

St. Cloud, Wisconsin USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Guizhou Eco-compensation Pilot

Guizhou, Guizhou China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Dong River Watershed Cross-Provincial Eco-compensation

China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Masevaux

Masevaux, Haut-Rhin France

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Heredia Public Services Company (ESPH)

Heredia, Heredia Costa Rica

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

SLM Incentive Scheme

Dunfermline, Scotland United Kingdom

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Pimampiro Payments for Environmental Services

Pimampiro, Imbabura Ecuador

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

SAB Miller Water Stewardship

Multiple USA

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Longmen

Longmen, Guangdon China

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

Copenhagen Energy Corporation

Copenhagen, Denmark

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Winterthur Water Source Protection Zones

Winterthur, Zürich Switzerland

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Nestlé Waters North America

Stamford, Connecticut USA

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Multi Bintang Source Water Protection

Mojokerto, Jawa Timor Indonesia

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Nestle Waters source protection

Paris, France

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Tusschenwater

Groningen, Groningen Netherlands

Mechanism: Direct investment in watershed(s)/green infrastructure

Upper Kittitas Water Exchange

Cle Elum, Washington USA

Mechanism: Groundwater offsets/mitigation

Colorado Water Trust

Denver, Colorado USA

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Columbia Basin Water Transactions Program

Portland, Oregon USA

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Washington Water Trust Instream Leasing & Acquisitions

Seattle, Washington USA

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Taihu Watershed Wetlands Eco-compensation

Jiangsu and Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Zhejiang China

Mechanism: N/A

Jiangxi Wetlands Eco-compensation Pilot

Jiangxi, Jiangxi China

Mechanism: N/A

Rehabilitation and Management of Degraded Forests in Miyun Reservoir Watershed, Beijing

Shijiazhuang, Hebei China

Mechanism: N/A

Yellow River Watershed Eco-compensation Mechanism

Gansu, Gansu China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Hubei Province Lake Protection Ordinance

Hubei, Hubei China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Hubei Provincial Ecological Compensation Fund

Hubei, Hubei China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Jiangsu Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Jiangsu, Jiangsu China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Liaoning Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Liaoning, Liaoning China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Ningxia Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Ningxia, Ningxia China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Xinjiang Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Xinjiang, Xinjiang China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Funds

Beijing, China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

National-Level Ecological Public Benefit Forest Development

Sichuan , Sichuan China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Zi River Upper Upstream Watersource Protection

Shandong, Shandong China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program

St. Paul, Minnesota USA

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Shaanxi-Beijing Four-Pipeline Natural Gas Transmission Project Eco-compensation

Inner Mongolia, Inner Mongolia China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Gansu Province Zhangye City Modern Water-Saving High-Yield Agriculture

Gansu, Gansu China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Hunan Ecological Public Benefit Forest Development

Hunan , Hunan China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Heilongjiang Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Heilongjiang, Heilongjiang China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Tibet Provincial Forest Ecological Compensation Fund

Tibet, Tibet China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

National Soil Erosion Prevention and Control: Key River Watershed Soil Erosion Projects

Beijing, China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Liaoning Ecological Public Benefit Forest Development

Liaoning , Liaoning China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Xingguo County

Jiangxi Province, Jiangxi Province China

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Tungurahua Fund for Páramos and Poverty Reduction

Ambato, Tungurahua Ecuador

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program - Colorado Front Range

Pueblo, Colorado USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program - Kootenai Valley Resource Initiative

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program - Longleaf Pine Restoration & Hazardous Fuels Reduction

Jackson, Mississippi USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program - Southwestern Crown of the Continent Collaborative

Missoula, Montana USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program - Grandfather Restoration

Asheville, North Carolina USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Collaborative Landscape Forest Restoration Program - Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project

Bend, Oregon USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Coca-Cola Water Replenishment Initiative

Atlanta, Georgia USA

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Productores de Agua

Brazil

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Sonipat Groundwater Management Initiative

Sonipat, Haryana India

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Basin based approach for groundwater management in Neemrana

Neemrana, Rajasthan India

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

North Carolina Nutrient Mitigation Program, Nutrient banking

Raleigh, North Carolina USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Water Quality Trading in Arkansas

Little Rock, Arkansas USA

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

On-Field Green Water Management Techniques – South Africa

Pretoria, South Africa

Mechanism: N/A

Tacoma Water

Tacoma, Washington USA

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

AB InBev watershed protection measures

London, London United Kingdom

Mechanism: Bilateral contract for watershed protection

China Mega City Water Fund

Beijing, Beijing China

Mechanism: Collective action fund/water fund

Deschutes Groundwater Mitigation Program

Bend, Oregon USA

Mechanism: Groundwater offsets/mitigation

Western Montana Groundwater Mitigation Program for Sustainable Water Use and Environmental Flows

Bozeman, Montana USA

Mechanism: Groundwater offsets/mitigation

Skagit River Basin Stream Flow Enhancement/Groundwater Mitigation Program

Mount Vernon, Washington USA

Mechanism: Groundwater offsets/mitigation

Clark Fork Coalition

Missoula, Montana USA

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

The Freshwater Trust Instream Leasing/Acquisitions

Portland, Oregon USA

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Bonneville Environmental Foundation Water Restoration Certificates

Portland, Oregon USA

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Living River Fund

Albuquerque, New Mexico USA

Mechanism: Instream acquisitions/leasing

Agricultural Management Assistance (AMA)

Washington, District of Columbia USA

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Washington, District of Columbia USA

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Agricultural Water Enhancement Program (AWEP)

Washington, District of Columbia USA

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Emergency Watershed Protection Program

Washington, District of Columbia USA

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Local Mechanisms for Payments for Environmental Services through Matching Funds (MLPSA)

Mexico City, Distrito Federal Mexico

Mechanism: Water fund/Collective action fund

Melbourne Stormwater Offsets

Melbourne, Australia

Mechanism: Water quality trading & offsets

Iniciativa Oásis

Brazil

Mechanism: N/A

Natural Forest Protection Project Phase II

Chanchung, Jilin China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Natural Forest Protection Project Phase II

Harbin, Heilongjiang China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Natural Forest Protection Project Phase II

Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Natural Forest Protection Project Phase II

Urumqi, Xinjiang Autonomous Region China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection

Natural Forest Protection Project Phase II

Haikou, Hainan China

Mechanism: Public subsidy for watershed protection