The Kleingewässermonitoring bears the official title of

"Implementation of the National Action Plan for the Sustainable Use of Plant Protection Products (NAP) - Pilot study to determine the contamination of small streams in the agricultural landscape by pesticide residues"

and is funded within the framework of the departmental research plan of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) (research code 3717634030).
Further financial resources are provided by the following institutions:
Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung GmbH - UFZ
Umweltbundesamt UBA