Inappropriate management with waste and waste waters; and so on... Industrial pollution In the Eastern region the following industrially contaminated localities are identified – “hotbeds”: 1. Toranica led/zinc mine municipality Probistip 2. Zletovo led/zinc mine municipality Probistip 3. Sasa led/zinc mine municipality Makedonska Kamenica Erosion One of the most-recognized erosive basins can be found at Kamenicka river with an annual production of erosive material for 150.000 m3. According to the erosion map of the Republic of Macedonia, the territory is divided into 5 classes of erosion intensity – from class I which represents the most extreme erosions to class V, representing the extremely low levels of erosion.
Picture no. 4 Erosion and natural hazards - physical plan of the Republic of Macedonia
In the Eastern mountain region the water management area Gorna Bregalnica has more than half of the territory and is characterized with powerful erosion of 66,46%.