The water agencies have the financial resources to take up the challenges to be met.

The works and operations supported by the water agencies are decided within the framework of 6-year action programmes. These plans respond to the objectives and directions set out in each Water Management Master Plan.

> The 11th action programme  for 2019-2024 : an ambitious and determined policy for water, aquatic environments and biodiversity.
> more than €12 billion mobilized for sustainable and balanced management of water resources in France in the context of climate change.

The Water Management Master Plan lays down the fundamental guidelines for achieving balanced and sustainable management of water resources. It defines the necessary provisions to achieve the objectives of the Water Framework Directive (WFD).