Problem

Threatened habitats of wastewater treatment areas

Other Names:
Endangered wildlife habitats on sewage farms
Threatened settlement pond environments
Nature:

The aquaculture industry has expanded in both fresh and coastal bodies of water, raising concerns about water pollution. Agricultural water use, mainly for irrigation and livestock, has increased in most European countries, giving rise to concern about imbalances between supply and demand and the degradation of water resources. Experience shows that wastewater may safely be used for irrigation provided that modest precautions are taken.

Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
05.08.2019 – 21:55 CEST