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European Liberalisation Trends: Effects on the Water Sector in Germany

14 November 2005

Debates and discussions are still taking place on the aims of the European Commission as regards the strengthening of competition in the water sector. The question is: What would the consequences be for the German water and wastewater sector, if water provision was to be increasingly subjected to competition, public procurement and internal market rules?

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Public Participation in Integrated Dniester River Basin Management

November 2005 to October 2006

In January 2006, Ilya Trombitsky and Tatiana Sinaeva of Eco-TIRAS, Moldova visited German representatives of administrations and environmental NGO’s active in water management. Public participation was the main focus of several visits to various German water management institutions, organised by Ecologic. Particular emphasis was placed on the networking of environmental organisations. Ecologic supports the Moldavian NGO Eco-Tiras in developing a strategy for public participation in the transboundary river basin management of the Dniester Basin. The Dniester is an international river basinRead more

Water Framework Directive and Hydromorphology

17 October 2005 to 19 October 2005
Czech Republic

On 17-19 October 2005 the European Workshop on "Water Framework Directive and Hydromorphology" convened officials from European Member States and Accession Countries as well as representatives of relevant stakeholder groups in Prague to set the agenda for the further process of addressing hydromophological pressures in the context of the implementation of the Water Framework Directive. The workshop served as a...Read more


Economic Valuation of Environmental and Resource Costs: The Case of Germany

26 August 2005

At the 45th Congress of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA), Benjamin Görlach and Eduard Interwies presented some research results on the valuation of environmental and resource costs in Germany. The lecture took place as part of a special session on water and economics in the frame of the 45th ERSA Congress, held at the Free University of Amsterdam. The special session was organised with support by the Dutch RIZA, and was chaired by Eduard Interwies.

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Analysis of the Environmental Implications of the Scenarios

Deliverable 7 Implications of the Different Scenarios
Herbke, Nadine; Britta Pielen; Jessica Ward et al. 2004: Deliverable 7 Implications of the Different Scenarios - EUROMARKET Water Liberalisaion Scenarios - Analysis of the Environmental Implications of the Scenarios. Ecologic– Institute for International and European Environmental Policy/ UNESCO-IHE – Institute for Water Education.Read more

Implementing the Economic Aspects of the WFD - Future Challenges in the Elbe River Basin

Results of the Workshop
The international workshop "Implementing the Economic Aspects of the WFD – Future Challenges in the Elbe River Basin" , held in Leipzig on 7-8 July 2005, saw a gathering of 60 WFD experts from all over Europe. The results of this workshop have been summarised by Britta Pielen, Benjamin Görlach and Robert Holländer.

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Are the Costs of Implementing the WFD Disproportionate?

8 July 2005

The international workshop "Implementing the Economic Aspects of the WFD - Future Challenges in the Elbe River Basin" took place in Leipzig on 7-8 July 2005 and was mainly organised by Ecologic Associate Britta Pielen. In the course of the workshop, Benjamin Görlach gave an overview of the Member States' current approaches to assessing disproportionate costs in implementing the European Water Framework Directive.

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Vorsorgender Küstenschutz und Integriertes Küstenzonenmanagement (IKZM) an der deutschen Ostseeküste

Strategien, Vorgaben und Defizite aus Sicht des Raumordnungsrechts, des Naturschutz- und europäischen Habitatschutzrechts sowie des Rechts der Wasserwirtschaft
Thomas Bosecke critically evaluates coastal protection measures of the southern coast of the Baltic Sea according to an extensive analysis of the biogeographic conditions. He proposes a cautious approach and the Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM). The proposed solutions are then reviewed for their legal enforceability with regard to land use planning, nature conservation, property rights and different questions concerning regulatory approval.Read more


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