Environmental hydraulics institute of cantabria
foundation

Environmental Hydraulics Institute of Cantabria Foundation  is a non-profit organization of private law of the autonomic public sector and of a foundational nature, created with the fundamental purpose of promoting and supporting basic and applied research and the development of studies, methodologies and tools for the integrated management of aquatic ecosystems, including inland surface and groundwater, transitional waters and coastal waters.

For the development of such purposes, Environmental Hydraulics Institute of Cantabria Foundation and the Universidad de Cantabria created in March 2007 the joint research institute called  Environmental Hydraulics Institute of Cantabria (IHCantabria) in which initially the staff of the Research Groups of the Universidad de Cantabria Oceanic and Coastal Engineering Group and Submarine Outfalls and Environmental Hydraulics Group were assigned.