Water is one of the most important natural resources. The continuous increase in water consumption to cover the needs of the economy and society, widespread pollution of groundwater and surface waters, as well as the new conditions prevailing due to climate change (such as reduced rainfall) increase the pressure for more rational water resource management.
Investments in water management projects include the implementation of practices and the installation of equipment aimed at reducing losses at the source, recycling, collection and water processing.
Businesses and households can apply simple, usually low-cost, water-saving solutions that:
With respect to investment plans aimed at the creation of water management/saving plants, installations are subject to licensing procedures for the unit’s equipment and the processing of water resources. Depending on the size and the location of the investment, licensing includes approvals from the Decentralised Administration and the Region.