Water quality and water protection

Under the heading “Water quality and water protection” information about the results of various monitoring programmes is provided. They indicate the quality of surface waters (rivers and lakes) and of the groundwater in Austria. In the sub-category “Wastewater” you will find general information on wastewater disposal and wastewater treatment in Austria as well as technical instructions for the implementation of the different, sector-specific Wastewater Emission Ordinances.