Essays about: "EU-WFD"

Found 5 essays containing the word EU-WFD.

  1. 1. Water Quality Protection - A Comparative Study of India and Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Mark- och vattenteknik (flyttat 20130630)

    Author : Shivangi Shreya; [2017]
    Keywords : Water quality; Ground water; Surface water; EU directive; India; Sweden.;

    Abstract : This report is a comparative study of ground water and surface water quality protection of a developing country India and a developed country Sweden. It covers the basic water policies, laws, rules, regulations and human right to water provisions in both the countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of the power relations and deliberative democracy in the decision-making process of water management : the case of the lake Tämnaren water council in Uppland, Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Swedish Species Information Centre

    Author : Cadine Epang Epiepang; [2011]
    Keywords : Water Framework Directive; Tämnaren; ; Water Council; Public Participation; Deliberative Democracy; Power; Values; Water Management.;

    Abstract : This thesis is an examination of the manner in which the European Union Water Framework Directive (EU-WFD) has been implemented in Sweden. This policy document that aims at improving water quality for Europe came into operation in December 2000. In 2004, Sweden went on the stage of implementation that eroded its national water management policy. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Participation – lost in translation? : a study of active public involvement in the implementation of the Water Framework Directive in Sweden

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

    Author : Madeleine Julin; Junna Maltseva; [2011]
    Keywords : participation; Water Framework Directive; water management; water council; Kiladalen; Gotland;

    Abstract : In 2000 the Water Framework Directive (WFD) entered into force in the European Union. The Directive aims at improving water quality and achieving a good water status for the next generations. This paper aims at studying the implementation of the EU WFD in Sweden in relation to public participation within water management. READ MORE