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List of Press Releases - 2017-3

Assessment launched to reinforce cooperation between Algeria, Libya and Tunisia in managing shared groundwater resources (20 July 2017)

The North-West Sahara Aquifer System (NWSAS) is the principal groundwater resource in its region, with an estimated reserve of some 40,000 billion cubic metres of water, which is to a large degree non-renewable. Water from the aquifer is in high demand for potable and irrigation use in particular. ...
Treaty on sustainable management of the transboundary Dniester River Basin can enter into force (06 July 2017)

In June 2017, Ukraine ratified the Treaty between the Government of the Republic of Moldova and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on Cooperation in the Field of Protection and Sustainable Development of the Dniester River Basin so that the Treaty can enter into force. The ratification law was ...
Coordinating assessment of water, energy and agricultural needs among riparians is key to sustainable development in the Sava River Basin (01 February 2017)

For all the countries sharing the Sava River Basin (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia), hydropower is a major source of energy, sometimes the main source (i.e., in Montenegro and in Croatia). Collectively, hydropower in from the Sava River constitutes 11% of the total ...