Open Access Editorial

An Overview Water Resources Management in Turkey

Murat Topal*

Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Munzur, Turkey

Corresponding Author

Received Date: March 28, 2019;  Published Date: April 15, 2019


In Turkey, there are surface and underground water resources. However, environmental pollution due to rapid urbanization and industrialization causes pollution of our fresh water resources. This situation has a negative impact on living beings as well as many environmental problems. For these reasons, it is necessary to protect our water resources and prevent pollution. The most important structures in the management of water resources are dams and ponds. Thanks to the dams, water needs for both drinking and irrigation can be met.

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