The "WFD-effect" on upstream-downstream relations in international river basins – insights from the Rhine and the Elbe basins

S. Moellenkamp
2007 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions  
Introduction Conclusions References Tables Figures Back Close Full Screen / Esc Printer-friendly Version Interactive Discussion EGU Abstract The upstream-downstream relationship in international river basins is a traditional challenge in water management. Water use in upstream countries often has a negative impact on water use in downstream countries. This is most evident in the classical example of industrial pollution in upstream countries hindering drinking water production 5 HESSD Abstract
more » ... ntroduction Conclusions References Tables Figures Back Close Full Screen / Esc Printer-friendly Version Interactive Discussion EGU 20 try, a new role for the European Commission, the hydro-political consequences of the ecosystems approach and the question of financial compensation. Section 4 presents the general conclusions. Abstract HESSD Abstract HESSD Abstract HESSD Abstract HESSD Abstract HESSD
doi:10.5194/hessd-4-1407-2007 fatcat:a3qret367zfflncsa6ydi3g3dm