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Addressing the challenge of water scarcity and droughts in the European Union (2007)

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Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council - Addressing the challenge of water scarcity and droughts in the European Union {SEC(2007) 993} {SEC(2007) 996}. This document presents an initial set of policy options at European, national and regional levels to address and mitigate the challenge posed by water scarcity and drought within the Union. The Commission remains fully committed to continuing to address the issue at international level, in particular through the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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European Commission

Keywords

efficiency, land use, planning, water framework directive, water pricing, water quality

Climate impacts

Droughts, Water Scarcity

Elements

Sector Policies

Sectors

Water management

Geographic characterisation

Europe

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