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Using sludge on arable land - effect based levels and long-term accumulation for certain organic pollutants

Using sludge on arable land - effect based levels and long-term accumulation for certain organic pollutants »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Line Diana , Sofia Frankki , Kim Gustavson , and John Sternbeck

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321945

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Waste Water Treatment, Sewage Treatment Plant, Sewage Sludge, Waste Water, Organic Matter, Phosphorus Fertilisers

In the waste water treatment process in sewage treatment plants, sewage sludge is produced as a by-product. The sludge contains nitrogen and phosphorus that originate from the waste water. In addition to these nutr...

Is the Glass Half Empty Or Half Full?

Is the Glass Half Empty Or Half Full? »

Source: Is the Glass Half Empty Or Half Full? : Issues in Managing Water Challenges and Policy Instruments

Volume/Issue: 2015/11

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Kalpana Kochhar , Catherine Pattillo , Yan Sun , Nujin Suphaphiphat , Andrew Swiston , Robert Tchaidze , Benedict Clements , Stefania Fabrizio , Valentina Flamini , Laure Redifer , and Harald Finger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 June 2015

ISBN: 9781484391198

Keywords: Economic policy, Fund role, Policy instruments, Supply and demand, Subsidies, Water supply, Water resources, Water, externalities, public utilities

This paper examines water challenges, a growing global concern with adverse economic and social consequences, and discusses economic policy instruments. Water subsidies provided through public utilities are estimat...

Pharmaceuticals and additives in personal care products as environmental pollutants
			: - Faroe Islands, Iceland and Greenland

Pharmaceuticals and additives in personal care products as environmental pollutants : - Faroe Islands, Iceland and Greenland »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Mímir Arnórsson , Maria Dam , Kirsten Davanger , Arntraut Goetsch , Dorte Herzke , Sandra Huber , Lennart Kaj , Inge Mortensen , Hrönn Ó. Jörundsdóttir , Mikael Remberger , Martin Schlabach , Richard Schwartson , and Jette Vester

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325615

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Pharmaceuticals, Personal Care Products, Faroe Island, Iceland, Greenland, Waste Water Treatment Systems

The application of pharmaceuticals and personal care products is substantial in industrialized and high-income north-western European societies. Faroe Island, Iceland and Greenland are part of this modern society,...

Agriculture and the environment in the Nordic countries
			: Policies for sustainability and green growth

Agriculture and the environment in the Nordic countries : Policies for sustainability and green growth »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Valborg Kvakkestad , Øystein Skutevik , and Anne Strøm Prestvik

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325950

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Agricultural Products, Natural Resources, Fragile Ecosystems, Sustainable Agricultural Practices, Green Growth, Water Pollution

In the future, demand for agricultural products will increase. The agricultural sector must meet the increase in demand without compromising the natural resources of which it depends on and damage fragile ecosystem...

Evaluation of passive samplers for the monitoring of contaminants in sediment and water
			: Monitoring of POPs and PCBs in international monitoring programmes

Evaluation of passive samplers for the monitoring of contaminants in sediment and water : Monitoring of POPs and PCBs in international monitoring programmes »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Katrin Hoydal , Martin M. Larsen , and Kristoffer Næs

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319140

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Passive Samplers, PRC, Mussel-watch Approach, Pore Water Concentration, Silicone Passive Samplers, OSPAR

Passive samplers spiked with performance reference compounds (PRC) were prepared in Holland, and deployed at 9 sites in the Nordic countries and Greenland. Mussels were collected at the same sites to compare passiv...

Scoping Study on Releases from Products with a Proposal of the Next Steps

Scoping Study on Releases from Products with a Proposal of the Next Steps »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289314466

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Pollutant Release and Transfer Register, Environmental Database, Water and Soil, Pollutants, Harmful Chemicals, OECD

A Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) is an environmental database or inventory of potentially harmful chemicals and/or pollutants released to air, water and soil, and transferred off-site for treatment....

Nordic intercalibration of hard bottom macroalgae monitoring methodologies
			: Algamony

Nordic intercalibration of hard bottom macroalgae monitoring methodologies : Algamony »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320627

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, ALGONOMY Project, National Monitoring Programmes, Macroalgae Monitoring Methods, Macroalgal Species, Water Quality Monitoring, Sampling Frequency

The aim of the ALGONOMY project was to harmonise Nordic macroalgae monitoring methodologies and to agree on common metrics that without extensive cost could be implemented in the national monitoring programmes. Thi...

Nepal

Nepal »

Source: Nepal : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2007/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451830071

Keywords: expenditure, irrigation, mtef, total expenditure, water supply

This paper examines Nepal's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report. Recurrent expenditures remained high owing to the high military and security expenditures. The expansion of rural credits through rural...

Ukraine

Ukraine »

Source: Ukraine : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/417

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451839081

Keywords: law, pension, pension fund, water transport, pensions

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Albania

Albania »

Source: Albania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Annual Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2004/204

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451952520

Keywords: law, water supply, births, maternal mortality, mother

This Progress Report reviews implementation of Albania's National Strategy for Socio-Economic Development (NSSED) during 2003. The report is primarily orientated toward the vitalization and harmonization of mid-ter...