Report on the state of water in Kosovo, 2015

REPORT COVERAGE

Kosovo under UNSCR 1244/99
27 Sep 2016, 10:57
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REPORT DETAILS

Raport per gjendjen e ujerave ne Kosove, 2015
Albanian
English
Report on the state of water in Kosovo, 2015
Kosovo Environmental Protection Agency

FORMAT & ACCESSIBILITY

report (static source)
2015
3 years

AUDIENCE & CONTEXT

Policy makers (national level), Civil society & NGOs, Public
Law on environment

STRUCTURE

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How are indicators used Primarily (>50%) Ocasionally (<50%) None
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Implicitly
Not used

TOPICS COVERED

Focus Indicators
Major
(chapter)
Some
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Minor
(ocasionally mentioned)
None Several
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Some
(3-5)
Few
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None
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Air pollution - - - - - - - -
Biodiversity - - - - - - - -
Chemicals - - - - - - -
Climate change - - - - - - -
Environment and health - - - - - - -
Land use - - - - - - - -
Natural resources - - - - - - -
Noise - - - - - - - -
Soil - - - - - - - -
Waste and material resources - - - - - - - -
Water - - - - - - -
Various other issues - - - - - - -
Agriculture - - - - - - -
Energy - - - - - - -
Fisheries - - - - - - - -
Household consumption - - - - - - -
Industry - - - - - - -
Green economy - - - - - - - -
Tourism - - - - - - - -
Transport - - - - - - - -
Environmental technology - - - - - - - -
Policy instruments - - - - - - -
Environmental scenarios - - - - - - -
Coast and seas - - - - - - - -
Specific regions - - - - - - - -
Urban environment - - - - - - - -

Short description from SERIS (old):

This is the second sector report on the water situation in the Republic of Kosovo prepared by the Kosovo Environmental Protection Agency (KEPA). The report was prepared as part of activities for the fulfillment of duties and responsibilities of KEPA related to reporting on the situation of environmental sectors. Its preparation was supported by other departments of the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, especially by its Water Department. The report also includes data provided by other governmental and non-governmental institutions responsible for certain aspects of the water sector and which provide information about the sector. Therefore, we would like to express our gratitude to everyone who contributed in any form to the preparation and finalization of this report.

Overview of table of contents and indicators in report

1. INTRODUCTION PART 1.1. Introduction 1.2. General information about Kosovo 1.2.1. Geographical position 1.2.2. Relief 1.2.3. Climate 1.2.4. Hydrography 1.2.5. Precipitation 1.2.6. Demographic structure 2. LEGAL AND INSTITUTTIONAL FRAMEWORK 2.1. Legal and strategic framework 2.1.1. Legal infrastructure in the water sector 2.1.2. Environmental protection strategy 2012-2022 2.1.3. Kosovo national water strategy 2015 2034 2.1.4. Water monitoring plan 2.1.5. European Union Water Directives 2.2. Institutional structure 2.2.1. Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning / Water Department 2.2.2. Kosovo Environmental Protection Agency (KEPA) 2.2.3. National Institute of Public Health (NIPH) 2.2.4. Kosovo Geological Service (KGS) 2.2.5. Water and Wastewater Regulatory Office (WWRO) 2.2.6. Local governments - Municipalities 2.2.7. Publicly owned enterprises / Regional water companies 2.2.8. Association of Water and Wastewater Companies of Kosovo 3. WATER RESORURCES 3.1. Surface water 3.1.1. Rivers and river basins 3.1.2. Water Accumulations (Artificial lakes) 3.1.3. Natural Lakes 3.2. Groundwater 3.3. Thermo-mineral waters 3.4. Wetlands 4. USE OF WATER AND WATER RESOURCES 4.1. Use of water for drinking and household needs 4.2. Water use for irrigation 4.3. Use of water for industry and energy 4.4. Water use for hydro-energy 4.5. Exploitation of inert materials in rivers 4.6. Water permits 5. FLOODS AND EROSION 5.1. Floods 5.2. Flood early warning 5.3. Erosion 6. SURFACE WATER MONITORING 6.1. Organisation of surface water monitoring 6.2. Assessment and monitoring results 6.3. Monitoring of river water quantity 6.4. Drinking water monitoring 7. WATER DISCHARGES 7.1. Urban wastewater discharge 7.2. Wastewater discharge from agriculture 7.3. Wastewater discharge from industry 7.4. Wastewater treatment 8. WATER USE AND water use fees 8.1. Water and wastewater service fees 8.2. Water use fees 9. WATER SECTOR INVESTMENT AND PROJECTS 9.1. Water sector investments 9.2. Regional and transboundary projects 10. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMANDATIONS 11. REFERENCES 12. ANNEXES