Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a landlocked nation located in Central Europe, bordering Germany, Poland, Slovakia, and Austria. As such, it is located astride some of oldest and most significant land routes in Europe. It has a temperate climate with cool summers and humid winters. It is rich in, among other things, coal, clay and timber. 

Key Water Issues and Challenges

  • Flooding
  • Air and water pollution in areas of northwest Bohemia and in northern Moravia around Ostrava
  • Acid rain damaging forests

Contact GWP Czech Republic

Mr. Milan Matuska (for GWP Central and Eastern Europe)

Mr. Mark Rieder (for Czech Republic)

More Information

AQUASTAT -FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture

UN-Water Statistics


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Posted: 2012-07-24

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