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Freshwater - Why care? (Slovakia)

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23 Nov 2010
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Published: 26 Nov 2010 Modified: 21 Mar 2015 Feed synced: 23 Nov 2010 original


Water is an essential resource for human life, for ecosystems and for the economy. Water quality management became a core environmental issue during the EU accession transition period in Slovakia. Also nowadays, the main policy objectives are to use freshwaters in a sustainable manner, protecting drinking water supply and freshwater ecosystems, and preventing further deterioration of water sources.

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