Clean rivers, lakes and groundwater are essential for good life conditions. Unfortunately, a lot of natural rivers have disappeared during the last decades and water pollution has become an increasing threat to man and nature. In 2000, the European Union introduced the “Water Framework Directive“. Polluted water shall get clean again, and healthy waters should remain in this status.
In mid-September, a team of 20 German and Serbian experts travelled throughout Serbia. Their
mission: biological monitoring of Serbian waters. Their challenge: finding out different water qualities at different locations.
„We are investigating several streams and rivers. In the mountains it is interesting to see some near-natural streams.