Water Resource Management
Water Resources Management in South Eastern Europe by World Bank
Volume 1: Issues and Directions Download
Volume 2: Country Water Notes and Water Fact Sheets Download
This two-volume report aims to summarize key issues and strategic directions for improved WRM at the national and transboundary levels for the South Eastern Europe (SEE) region. The report has been developed within the framework of the recently approved World Bank Water Resources Strategy , which argues for an increased commitment by the World Bank, not only to improved water management, but also to water resources rehabilitation and investment where there is a demonstrated development need.
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Population, Water and Wildlife: Finding a Balance
A report by National Wildlife Federation
Executive Summary ( Download )
[Chapter 1] Water: The Basis of Life Read more...
[Chapter 2] People & Water Read more...
[Chapter 3] Freshwater & Wildlife Read more...
[Chapter 4] Freshwater Ecosystems in Distress Worldwide Read more...
[Chapter 5] Turning the Bend: NWF Working to Make a Difference Read more...
[Chapter 6] Recommendations: Reducing the Human Impact on Water and Wildlife Read more...
Bibliography and Glossary ( Download )
Water: Facts, Trends, Threats, and Solutions by Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security Read more...
Second Draft of "World Water Actions" Report by World Water Council Read more...
National Water Quality Standards
According to national standards, a river is classified from Class I to V, with Class I being the cleanest and Class V, the worst polluted. The “class” of a river determines what it can be used for; whether for drinking, bathing, agriculture or nothing at all.
|Water Classes And Uses
||Conservation of natural environment
Water supply I- Practically no treatment necessary
Fishery I- Very sensitive aquatic species
|Water supply II- Conventional treatment required
Fishery II- Sensitive aquatic species
Recreational use with body contact
||Water supply III- Extensive treatment required
Fishery III- Common, of economic value and tolerant species; livestock drinking
||None of the above
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