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4. Water
 

Drought

Nowadays, the economical, rigorous and transparent management of water resources has become a national priority, focusing on the supply of drinking water and the protection of the natural...

Water Framework Directive

Surface or underground water resources, essential for life, must be protected. This is particularly crucial for aquifers, whose remediation is always a complex, lengthy and costly process. Classified...

Discharge treatment

The first technique to reduce the emissions of pollutants in the water is the reduction “at source”, which requires better control of the processes and results in the reduced production of...

Main pollutants

The following types of water pollution are usually distinguished: pollution by organic materials, suspended solids, pollution by nitrogenous materials and phosphorus, mineral pollution by salts...

Useful sites

2Useful sites2 IREP: French Register of pollutant emissions OIEAU: International WATER Office 2Contacts2 Water agencies ONEMA: National Fishery Council DIREN: Regional Directorate for the...