Updated on 13/07/2018
Sens commun
Change in the status of an aquatic environment or a river system causing degradation. Alterations are defined by their nature (physical, ionic, organic, toxic, biological, etc.) and their effect (eutrophication, asphyxia, poisoning, change in populations, etc). In most cases these alterations are due to human activities, but they can also be natural.
According to the Ministry of Sustainable Development
Review status
Soumis au comité de relecture.