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Definition(s)

The direct or indirect human alteration of the biological, physical, chemical or radiological integrity of freshwater. (Source: GEMET/Landy)

The manmade or man-induced alteration of the chemical, physical, biological and radiological integrity of water. (Source: GEMET)

In other languages

English
water pollution
French
pollution de l'eau
Ruso
загрязнение воды
Árabe
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with contaminación del agua

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Convención sobre la Protección del Patrimonio Mundial
Convenio sobre Accidentes Industriales Transfronterizos
Convenio de Minamata
United Nations Environment Assembly

Multimedia

Video- Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey: Nutrient Runoff