WIT Press


Progress In Implementing The Water Framework Directive In The UK – Barriers And Opportunities

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/RM090351

Volume

124

Pages

13

Page Range

387 - 399

Published

2009

Size

374 kb

Author(s)

A. Meldrum

Abstract

In response to the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD), the UK environmental agencies are implementing a number of policy measures and programmes to ensure the requirements of the Directive are understood and can be met in timely fashion. This study explores progress to date in rolling out programmes and the barriers to their implementation that have been encountered by a variety of stakeholders in the UK. Keywords: water quality, water regulation, significant water management issues.

Keywords

water quality, water regulation, significant water management issues