Update, Conclusions, and Recommendations for “Water Resources Management in Balkan Countries”

  • Ionut Minea
  • Martina Zelenakova
  • Abdelazim M. NegmEmail author
Part of the Springer Water book series (SPWA)


This chapter presents the update of the topic of water management in Balkan countries, main conclusions, and recommendations of the chapters presented in the book. Reliable information about the state and trends of a country’s water resources—surface water, waters in an unsaturated zone and ground water—about amounts and quality, are assessed for several purposes, such as, for example: evaluating the potential sources and potential for storage of present and foreseeable demand. The protection of people and property against dangerous associations with water. Planning, designing and operating water projects and monitoring the off-take of water units for anthropogenic impacts, variability and climate change and for other environmental factors. Recommendations for future research is pointed out to direct the future research towards sustainability of water resources management in Balkan countries.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ionut Minea
    • 1
  • Martina Zelenakova
    • 2
  • Abdelazim M. Negm
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Faculty of Geography and Geology, Department of Geography, Alexandru Ioan CuzaUniversity of IasiIasiRomania
  2. 2.Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Environmental EngineeringTechnical University in KošiceKošiceSlovakia
  3. 3.Faculty of Engineering, Water and Water Structures Engineering DepartmentZagazig UniversityZagazigEgypt

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