Transboundary Aquifers in the Eastern Borders of The European Union: Regional Cooperation for Effective Management of Water Resources

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This bookfocuses on sustainable use and protection of transboundary aquifers located along the eastern border of European Union starting from the Baltic Sea and end in the Black Sea. The groundwater resources in this region play a very important role not only as a source of clean and safe drinking water, but alsofor social, economic and safety reasons. This publicationsheds light ona wide range of real problems related to the management of groundwater, problems that are characteristicfor most countries situated ...

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Overview

This bookfocuses on sustainable use and protection of transboundary aquifers located along the eastern border of European Union starting from the Baltic Sea and end in the Black Sea. The groundwater resources in this region play a very important role not only as a source of clean and safe drinking water, but alsofor social, economic and safety reasons. This publicationsheds light ona wide range of real problems related to the management of groundwater, problems that are characteristicfor most countries situated in the East European region. It alsoidentifies potential threats thatmay materialise in the absence of cooperation between countries and appropriatemeasures to jointly manage the shared water resources in the region. Experiencefrom some ongoing projects towards integrated management of transboundary aquifers(research, monitoring and data analysis)is reported. The bookis addressed, in particular, togroundwater academics, researchers and experts as well as water management specialists interested in solving environmental issues extended to more than one country territory. On the other hand presented knowledge and experience would be also useful for decision makers especially to support environmental decision processes in border areas and work on preparation of international agreements on groundwater management.

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Implementation Of Legal Mechanisms To Strengthen The Process Of Transboundary Aquifer Resources Management ; T. Nałęcz, S. Puri.- Water Quality Management As A Stage Of WFD Implementation; A. Sadurski.- Lessons Learned From The Water Conflicts Are A Warning For The Water Policy Makers In The 21st Century; T. Nałęcz.- Cooperation In The Protection Of Transboundary Groundwater In The Case Of The Odra River Basin; B. Kazimierski, T. Gidziński.- Natural Conditions And Man-Made Influence Upon Surface Waters Quality In The Western Bug River Basins; S. Tatukh et al.- Integrated Water Resources Management: Approach To Improve River Water Quality In The Western Bug River Basin; J. Tränckner et al.- Investigation Of Transboundary Aquifers In Russia: Modern State And Main Tasks; I. S. Zektser.- Are There Any Transboundary Aquifers In Belarus?; M. Kalinin.- Groundwater Monitoring And Trans-Boundary Cooperation In Lithuania; J. Arustienė, J. Kriukaitė.- Groundwater Monitoring In Belarus: Implications And Future Prospects; O. A. Berezko, O. V. Vasneva.- Groundwater Resources Of Moldova And Transboundary Impact; G. Duca Et Al.- Hydrogeological, Geo-Ecological Studies Performed At The Ukrainian State Geological Research Institute (UkrSGRI); I. Sanina, N. Lutaya.- Hydrogeological Study Of A Hungarian – Ukrainian Transboundary Aquifer; P. Szucs et al.- Evaluation Of The Environmental State Of Hungarian-Slovakian Transboundary Groundwater Bodies Within The “ENWAT” EU Project; P. Malík et al.- The Narew River Basin Managment Problems - Integrated Approach; T. Okruszko et al.-

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