Marine Strategy Framework Directive


Economic issues

Water is a vital resource. As an elementary basis of life, water is initially open to all types of use and no one should be excluded from access to the medium of water through ownership or pricing. The use of water can have the characteristics of public goods (ocean shipping), natural monopolies (drinking water supply) or common goods (fishing).The sustainable management of water and the creation... read more

The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment