Agricultural practice and water quality in the Netherlands in the 1992-2006 period

M.H. Zwart, A.E.J. Hooijboer, B. Fraters, M. Kotte, R.N.M. Duin, C.H.G. Daatselaar, C.S.M. Olsthoorn, J.N. Bosma

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    Abstract

    As a result of the European Nitrate Directive, the nitrogen surplus in Dutch agriculture decreased by almost 40 percent between 1992 and 2007. This is one of the conclusions. This report provides a summary of developments in water quality as far as measures taken in Dutch agriculture to improve the quality of groundwater and surface water are concerned
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationDe Bilt
    PublisherRIVM
    Number of pages131
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

    Publication series

    NameRIVM report
    PublisherRIVM
    No.680716003/2008

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    Keywords

    • water quality
    • farming
    • agricultural land
    • nitrates
    • eutrophication
    • farm management
    • directives
    • agriculture
    • groundwater quality
    • surface water quality

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    Zwart, M. H., Hooijboer, A. E. J., Fraters, B., Kotte, M., Duin, R. N. M., Daatselaar, C. H. G., ... Bosma, J. N. (2008). Agricultural practice and water quality in the Netherlands in the 1992-2006 period. (RIVM report; No. 680716003/2008). De Bilt: RIVM.