I missed this in March and so this is just for completeness. CMS http://www.cmscoms.com/?p=9202 from Steve Hull described the new guidance and the more recent ‘publication’ (in June I think) did not actually change anything – just a formality of some kind. New Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (England and Wales) Regulations. Jan Brooke: ‘In […]

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  Click here to read the EU Environmental Implementation Review Country Report on the United Kingdom in full Click here to read the EU Environmental Implementation Review Country Report on 28 Member States in full The report on the UK is one of 28 country reports on Member States published as part of the European Commission’s Environmental Implementation Review (EIR), a […]

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This information is in a much broader document covering all biodiversity indicators ‘21. Trends in pressure on Biodiversity: Pressure Indicator Summary:   There was a decrease in the percentage of water bodies awarded high or good surface water status between 2011 and 2016, 16% of surface water bodies assessed under the WFD in England were in […]

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Each week I look at about 15 websites to prepare CMS Water News. I’m only too well aware that I can’t know everything but I discovered this week that River Basin District Liaison Panels were disbanded in February. These were seen as a key part of the governance arrangements for managing the Water Framework Directive. […]

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