Water is a vital and limited resource. There are legal provisions on its sustainable management, designed to protect waterbodiesas an element of the ecosystemas a basic necessity for human lifeas a habitat for animals and plants as a usable commodity.The tasks of water resource management are manifold and diverse, and the regulatory framework is equally extensive. read more
How much water is used in Germany and for what purposes? What are the pressures on our waters? What is being done about it? Find out the answers to these and many other questions in our two-part Water Resource Management in Germany publication. read more
The UBA’s motto, For our environment (“Für Mensch und Umwelt”), sums up our mission pretty well, we feel. In this video we give an insight into our work.
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