SUSTAINABLE USE AND PROTECTION OF GROUNDWATER RESOURCES - TRANSBOUNDARY WATER MANAGEMENT - BELARUS, POLAND, UKRAINE

Tomasz Nałęcz

Abstract


Abstract. In 2006 Science for Peace and Security NATO Pilot Study project "Sustainable Use and protection of Groundwater Resources - Trans boundary Water Management" has been launch. This project focuses on development of international co-operation on implementation of water quality assessment and water quality monitoring and assessment as important issues in relation to sustainable land management. It is also a scientific platform for experts from Belarus, Poland and Ukraine as well as from other countries for exchange ideas about water management with special emphasis on groundwater and its protection. The project initiates trilateral cooperation ort monitoring, contamination migration and water management issues. The main interest of the project focused on the Bug River Basin, which is divided into three riparian countries Belarus, Poland and Ukraine as well as is an eastern border basin of European Union.


Keywords


transboundary basin, water management, international cooperation, the Bug River Basin.

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