Present concentration of phosphorus in rivers (left; ortophosphate) and lakes (right; total phosphorus) in European countries.

Figure Created 12 Nov 2009 Published 12 Nov 2009 Last modified 29 Nov 2012
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The number of monitoring stations in each country is given in brackets


European data


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Figures are based on the most recent year for which data are available: this is 2005 for all countries except for France (lakes: 2000), Czech Rep. (lakes: 2003), Bulgaria and Denmark (rivers and lakes: 2004).

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