Area at water risk

A water catchment, where several physical aspects related to water: (i) lead to one or more water bodies to be in less than good status and / or deteriorate in status (as defined in Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council), thus pointing to significant issues as regards water availability, quality, quantity (including high water-stress); and/or (ii) lead to issues as regards accessibility of water, regulatory or reputational issues (including the shared use of water with communities and affordability of water) for its facilities and for the facilities of key supplier(s).

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