Online European Water Stewardship (EWS) Training

Start date: 30/06/2020

Duration: Self-Paced Online Learning

Location: Online

Cost: €75 Member; €150 Non Member (per person) - Over 50% Skillnet COVID-19 Response Funding applied

Places Remaining: 15

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Programme overview

European Water Stewardship (EWS) Training

Please note: 50% Funding extends to bookings made before the end June only

The ‘Introduction to European Water Stewardship Standard‘ course provides an overview of water stewardship and its key principles; outlines the concept and context for water stewardship; and describes the European Water Stewardship (EWS) standard – a useful tool to help implement sustainable water management practices on-site.

The course is divided into topics explaining each of the four core principles of the EWS standard and their associated criteria and indicators. The course also provides practical steps on how to become a good water steward and what steps are involved in achieving EWS standard certification. A course certificate of achievement is available upon successful completion of the course and included assessment.


  • Gain an overview of water stewardship
  • Understand the global water context, challenges and drivers
  • Gain deeper knowledge of the European Water Stewardship (EWS) standard
  • Understand the steps involved in achieving EWS certification

Next Steps

If you are interested in participating in the online Introduction to EWS Training, please register your interest by clicking the “Proceed to Booking” button.

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