Implementing the Water Framework Directive to temporary rivers

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Autumn floods: Hyperrheic state

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The strong rains from these last days has increased in a very short time the water discharge of those temporary streams and rivers that were previously dry or with disconnected pools. Within the aquatic states, these watercourses would be in a Hyperrheic state, where drift of bedload and fauna occurs.

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In order to capture this moment characteristic of Mediterranean streams, we encourage you to send us pictures of rivers under a Hyperrheic state via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Facebook or Twitter mentioning @LifeTRivers, to be posted in our website with the name of the river and author of the Picture. If you would like to send us pictures from our sampling sites, please check the locations here.

Thanks for your collaboration!