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Water protection areas cover 3532 km2 or 17,4% of Slovenia’s land surface in 2021. This is a slight increase, compared to 2017, but the goal of protecting the areas of all water sources for public water supply with a regulation on national level, has not been reached yet.


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Figure VD16-1: Size of water protection areas in Slovenia by type of legislation in 2017 and 2021
Sources:

Water cataster, Slovenian Water Agency, 2021 (19. 01. 2021)

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  Unit 2017 2021
state level regulation km2 1427 1509
municipal level decree km2 2066 2024
Figure VD16-2: Water protection areas by type of regime, 2021
Sources:

Water cataster, Slovenian Water Agency, 2021 (19. 01. 2021)

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  Unit catchments & VVOI/ I. VO VVO II/ 2. VO VVO III/ 3. VO 4. VO
state level regulation km2              5.427            30.185          115.240  
municipal level decree km2              3.543            41.631          126.728            30.450
Figure VD16-3: Water protection areas in Slovenia, 2021
Sources:

Water cataster, Slovenian Water Agency, 2021 (19. 01. 2021)


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