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Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (England and Wales) Regulations 2017 (S.I. 407 of 2017).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
England
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Environmental security Environmental standards Environmental planning Freshwater resources management Policy/planning Monitoring Potable water Water conservation zone Registration Basin/catchment/watershed Groundwater Sustainable development Ecosystem preservation Protected area
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations make provision for the purpose of implementing in river basin districts within England and Wales Community legislation in the field of water-related environment and more generally water management-related issues. They, among other things: requires the identification of river basin districts, and a number of other assessments to be carried out by the Environment Agency (“the EA”) and Natural Resources Wales (“NRW”) to characterise and classify the status of water bodies in those

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2006/118/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of groundwater against pollution and deterioration.

Legislation | European Union | 2006

Keyword: Basic legislation, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Effluent waste water/discharge, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2013/39/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directives 2000/60/EC and 2008/105/EC as regards priority substances in the field of water policy.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Marine pollution, Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Pollution control, Water quality standards, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy.

Legislation | European Union | 2000

Keyword: Marine pollution, Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Registration, River basin institution, Institution, Basin/catchment/watershed, Transboundary effects, International relations/cooperation, Sustainable development, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Marine Strategy Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 1627 of 2010).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2010

Keyword: Marine pollution, Policy/planning, Management/conservation, Pollution control, Marine area, Transboundary effects, Monitoring, Environmental planning, Ecosystem preservation, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Flood Risk Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 3042 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Inland waters, Waterworks, Flood, Institution, Environmental planning, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (Northumbria River Basin District) Regulations 2003 (S.I. 3242 of 2003).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2003

Keyword: Aquaculture, Freshwater resources management, Policy/planning, Monitoring, Potable water, Water conservation zone, Registration, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Bathing Water Regulations 2013 (No. 1675 of 2013).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2013

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (England and Wales) Regulations 2003 (S.I. 3242 of 2003).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2003 | Repealed

Keyword: Freshwater resources management, Policy/planning, Monitoring, Potable water, Water conservation zone, Registration, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX