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  New Environment Agency guidance explains how to assess the risk of an activity and decide whether it supports the objectives of your local River Basin Management Plan (RBMP) …
http://www.wskep.net/index.php/news-calendar/wskep-news/water-framework-directive-how-assess-risk-your-activity/


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  For many years one of the major unresolved Water Framework Directive issues relating to physical obstructions in UK rivers looks set to be resolved. This month the Governm…
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  The current river basin district (RBD) management plans (RBMPs) published in 2009 have been updated and published today by the Environment Agency. A RBD covers an entire r…
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Category: Farming and Food

How can 'woodlands for water' be targeted most effectively? The challenge Woodlands are increasingly recognised as playing an important role in helping to meet the objectives of…
Woodlands are increasingly recognised as playing an important role in helping to meet the objectives of the Water Framework Directive, through reducing diffuse pollution from rural and urban sources and restoring the condition of riparian and aquatic habi… http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/farming-food/woodlands-water/


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Category: Water Utilities

The need for a systems approach to water management The challenge Water management problems are often the realm of complex, dynamic systems consisting of interdependent factors …
Water management problems are often the realm of complex, dynamic systems consisting of interdependent factors and multiple stressors. There is therefore a need to develop a better understanding of these problems from a more systems-based perspective. Sci… http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/water-utilities/systems_appraoch/


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Category: Water Utilities

How much phosphorus needs to be removed to meet the Water Framework Directive in UK Rivers The challenge Across the UK many rivers are eutrophic and have phosphorus levels well …
Across the UK many rivers are eutrophic and have phosphorus levels well above the WFD limits for good ecological status. The challenge is to devise a cost effective strategy for P reductions in rivers in order to meet the WFD standards. http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/water-utilities/phosphorous/


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