Essays about: "EC WFD implementation"

Found 4 essays containing the words EC WFD implementation.

  1. 1. EU-Water Framework Directive, reference conditions & public participation : a comprehensive directive with antagonistic poles or a harmonious monopole?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Salar Valinia; [2011]
    Keywords : EU-WFD; reference conditions; good ecological status; public participation; environmental quality critera ; acidification assessment;

    Abstract : The European Union accepted and approved the European Water Framework Directive (WFD) in 2000 through the European Parliament (WFD 2000/60/EC). It was seen as a joint decision to improve the water quality within the Union’s borders. READ MORE

  2. 2. Experiences of uncertainty : Case study of the implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive in Sweden

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema vatten i natur och samhälle

    Author : Selam Petersson; [2011]
    Keywords : Uncertainty; Environment; Water Framework Directive; EU;

    Abstract : The Water Framework Directive (WFD, 2000/60/EC) was introduced in 2000. In implementing the WFD in Sweden expert knowledge in areas relating to the WFD was much needed resulting in establishment of national water management authorities, as the five water authorities, boarded in appointed county administrative boards across the country. READ MORE

  3. 3. Water framework directive mixing zone guidelines : applied on a smelter and mine scenario at two Boliden sites

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

    Author : Arnola Çeka; [2011]
    Keywords : EU-WFD; Mixing Zone; Environmental Water Quality Standards; Discharge Test; CORMIX; Priority Substances;

    Abstract : The Water Framework Directive (WFD) aims to protect the aquatic environment and human health by reducing pollutants at the source. In order to achieve this, the concentration of priority substances should be lower than Environmental Quality Standards (EQS) values at the point sources. READ MORE

  4. 4. Collaboration at a catchment level, a prerequisite for the implementation of the European Community Water Framework Directive?

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för tematisk utbildning och forskning

    Author : AnnaKarin Edstam; [2004]
    Keywords : Interdisciplinary studies; EC WFD implementation; VASTRA; focus group discussions; collaboration; collaborative learning; public participation; eutrophication; attitudes; TVÄRVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The thesis studies one method, focus group discussions, for public participation in the starting of implementing the European Community Water Framework Directive at a catchment level. Focus group discussions can be used as a method for bringing relevant stakeholder-groups into the discussion and evaluation of different possible solutions to problems of managing local waters in order to lower nutrient emissions and stop eutrophication. READ MORE