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This part of the Sava Commission’s web-site is particularly dedicated to the Sava River Basin Management Plan (Sava RBMP). This micro-site has been created primarily for the purpose of the public consultation process on the draft Sava RBMP, and offered a possibility to the public to respond to the consultation online, and to learn how the comments provided are reflected in the Plan itself.
Published in Sava

The Nakdong river basin, which supplies drinking water to the Busan Metropolitan City, the second largest city in the Republic of Korea, became heavily polluted from the growth of an upstream textile industry. Research revealed that downstream water treatment costs exceded upstream water protection costs, prompting authorities to focus on protecting and treating wastewater at source.

The Songhua River Basin is the third largest river basin in the People’s Republic of China. Almost the entire northeast of the country lies within this basin. The Songhua is also one of the China’s four most polluted rivers, suffering until recently from untreated urban wastewater, industrial wastewater and agricultural non-point sources.

The Onon River, which flows through Mongolian territory into the Amur through the Shilka River, is an important catchment area forming the headwaters of the Amur/Heilong River - the longest undammed river in the Eastern Hemisphere.

Published in Onon Shilka

Laguna Lake, the fourth-largest lake in Southeast Asia, lies in the provinces of Rizal and Laguna. Increased development within the basin has caused water quality to decline steeply.

Published in Laguna de Bay
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