Foster, Dave and Wood, Aram and Griffins, Martin (2001) The EC Water Framework Directive and its implications for the Environment Agency. Freshwater Forum, 16, pp. 4-28.
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The bulk of the European Community's water policy legislation was developed between the mid 1970s and the early 1990s. These directives addressed specific substances, sources, uses or processes but caused problems with differing methods definitions and aims. The Water Framework Directive (WFD) aims to resolve the piecemeal approach. The Environemnt Agency (EA) welcomes and supported the overall objective of establishing a coherent legislative framework. The EA has been discussing the implications of the WFD with European partners and has developed a timetable for the implementation and a special team will commission necessary research.
|Title:||The EC Water Framework Directive and its implications for the Environment Agency|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Freshwater Forum|
|Page Range:||pp. 4-28|
|Issuing Agency:||Freshwater Biological Association|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Environmental monitoring; Ground water; International agreements; Lakes; Legislation; River basin management; Surface water; Water policy; Water use regulations|
|Depositing User:||Hardy B Schwamm|
|Date Deposited:||26 Nov 2010 12:38|
|Last Modified:||29 Sep 2011 16:11|
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