Water: Indicators

Indicators assessing and illustrating the status and trends of the environment in the issue area of water with a selection of key sizes.

Topic Indicatore Name State Trend
Water Bathing water quality State: good Trend: positive
Water Biological status of surface waters State: poor Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water Connection rate to wastewater treatment plants State: good Trend: positive
Water Drinking water use State: good Trend: positive
Water High groundwater levels and spring discharge rates State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water Low groundwater levels and spring discharge rates State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water Low-flow events State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water Nitrate in groundwater State: poor Trend: unsatisfactory
Water Nutrients in watercourses State: medium Trend: unsatisfactory
Water Phosphorus concentration in lakes State: medium Trend: positive
Water Production of hydropower State: medium Trend: positive
Water Regionalisation of wastewater management State: impossible to evaluate Trend: positive
Water Surface water pollution by wastewater State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water VOC in groundwater State: poor Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water, Biodiversity Structure of watercourses State: poor Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water, Biodiversity,... Temperature of watercourses State: medium Trend: negative
Water, Climate Flood events State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water, Climate Mean flow State: impossible to evaluate Trend: impossible to evaluate
Water, Natural hazar... Discharge forecasts State: medium Trend: unsatisfactory
Water Exportierte Stickstoff-Fracht
Water Hohe Seepegelstände
Water Wasserbilanz und Wasserspeicher
Water, Biodiversity,... Verkäufe von Pflanzenschutzmitteln
Water, Climate Schneemenge

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