OECD Study on water out- with case study on the Danube

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OECD Study on water out- with case study on the Danube

Posted by Kocsis-Kupper Zsuzsanna, Friday, 24th March 2017 @ 10:59 am

Diffuse water pollution: an invisible and growing threat

22 MARCH 2017
tags: water pollution
by Guest author

Hannah Leckie, Water Policy Analyst, OECD Environment Directorate

On 22 March each year the world turns its attention to the global water crisis on the occasion of World Water Day. Water policies around the world are in need of urgent reform. Water – an essential natural resource on which all life depends – has become a global garbage can.

You wouldn’t think you could kill a freshwater ecosystem or an ocean, would you? But the biodiversity of freshwater ecosystems has been degraded more than any other ecosystem. And more than 400 dead zones have been identified in the world’s oceans. Pollution is a major driver of such damage.

 

Please read the OECD report on 

http://www.oecd.org/environment/diffuse-pollution-degraded-waters-9789264269064-en.htm

and find the Danube related case study under water quality governance/Hungary