This training manual aims to build the capacity of water managers in particular, but also that of trainers, academics, government officials in relevant sectors, and representatives of non-governmental and administrative bodies that have a stake in development planning and can influence policy. The training course based on this material aims to enable participants to:

  • identify different actors and drivers of water pollution;
  • „understand relationships among water pollution, ecosystem health and human well-being;
  • „examine existing policies and the legislative and institutional structures related to water pollution prevention and quality management;
  • „apply water quality guidelines and standards; and
  • „facilitate strategic planning and financing for water pollution prevention and quality management.