Freshwater - Why care? (Slovakia)
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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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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