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The Scope of the Economic Analysis in the Water Framework Directive


Citation

Strosser, Pierre 2003: The Scope of the economic analysis in the Water Framework Directive. Preparing a plan of actions. Ecologic, Berlin.

Language
English
Funding
Publisher
Year
2003
Dimension
48 pp.
Project ID
1983
Table of Contents

IMPLEMENTING THE WFD IN SCOTLAND: SETTING THE SCENE
The EU Water Framework Directive
Transposition in Scotland: the Water Environment and Water Services Act 2003
Launching the planning process
Developing new regulatory regimes
Quality and Standards III
WHICH DEMAND FOR THE ECONOMIC ANALYSIS IN THE WATER
FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVE?
The Economic elements of the Water Framework Directive
The EU guidance for the economic elements of the Water Framework Directive
Providing a coherent frame for the economic analysis
The focus of the economic analysis for 2004
Key elements for developing and supporting the economic analysis
INTEGRATING SPECIFIC CONCERNS AND KEY PROCESSES IN SCOTLAND
Investigating specific issues
Flooding
Further emphasis on incentive pricing
Integrating social issues into analyses supporting the river basin planning process
Looking at the timing of activities
Quality and Standards III
Regulatory processes
Participatory planning processes
ASSESSING THE AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE IN SCOTLAND
PROPOSING A PLAN FOR ACTION
Block 1 - Assessing the economic significance of water use
Block 2 - Developing the baseline or business-as-usual scenario
Block 3 - Assessing cost-recovery and incentive pricing
Block 4 - Supporting the selection of measures through cost-effectiveness analysis
Block 5 - Assessing environmental benefits (costs)
In summary
SUPPORTING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PLAN FOR ACTION
Developing a momentum for supporting and steering the economic analysis process
The Economic Advisory Forum
Proposing an informal group of economics/water experts
Establishing collaborative activities with other countries and the European Commission
Information and communication
Proposing information seminars to key stakeholders
Developing communication products to target the wider public
Enhancing capacity
SUMMARY