Past utilization of groundwater resources in Vojvodina (the Serbian part of the Pannonian Basin) has resulted in a number of water supply problems, particularly insufficient water quantities and the deterioration of water quality. Increasing pressure on groundwater resources has resulted in over-abstraction (aquifer “mining”), with current abstraction rates exceeding sustainable yield. Water supply in Vojvodina is generally based on a groundwater aquifer (generally referred to as “the main” aquifer) which is shared with Hungary, Romania and Croatia. In order to achieve a better balance in groundwater utilization between the environment and water users (i.e. to establish a sound basis for sustainable utilization, management and protection of the transboundary aquifer), the development of new, renewable groundwater sources in the Danube and Sava alluvions has been proposed.
Skip Nav Destination
Research Article| September 01 2007
Groundwater management in Vojvodina
Water Practice and Technology (2007) 2 (3): wpt2007061.
D. Djuric, J. Josipovic, G. Jevtic, T. Slimak, M. Pusic; Groundwater management in Vojvodina. Water Practice and Technology 1 September 2007; 2 (3): wpt2007061. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/wpt.2007.061
Download citation file: