In 2012, Belgian rivers contained 3.6 milligrams of nitrogen in the form of nitrates per litre of water. To achieve the sustainable development goal by 2030, this figure must be reduced.
Nitrates in river water
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Europe: 29 countries, see Description
EEA (2015), Nutrients in freshwater (CSI 020/WAT 003) - Assessment published Feb 2015, https://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps/indicators/nutrients-in-freshwater/nutrients-in-freshwater-assessment-published-6 (consulted on 08/11/2017).
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Europe (29 countries): Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.