The Assessment of the Environmental State of the Ivankovskoye Reservoir Basin, Moscow’s main Drinking Water Supply, and the Problems of its Protection
Svetlana Dubnitskaya and Olga Nozdrina
Geographic focus: Russia / Ivankovskoye reservoir basin, greater Moscow region
Date completed: 2002
Hundreds of large industrial enterprises operate within the Ivankovskoye reservoir basin, which supplies drinking water to the city of Moscow. Two students from the Konakovo Branch of the Russian International Academy of Tourism created a map of the watershed, identified threats to water quality, and discussed sources of contamination within their study area. They recommended that the environmental consequences of industry be addressed.
Topics / keywords: Water Quality; Industrialization; Pollution