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Precautionary Flood Protection in Europe

5 February 2003 to 6 February 2003

The German Minister for the Environment Jürgen Trittin opened a workshop on precautionary flood protection in Bonn where approximately 100 European opinion leaders and decision makers met. Following the disastrous floods in the summer of 2002, the European Water Directors decided to develop common strategies in the near future.

The German Federal Environment Ministry together with the European Commission invited the...Read more


Economic Analysis According to the Water Framework Directive at the Danube River Basin

January 2003 to October 2003
The aim of this project is to support the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube (ICPDR) and its member countries in conducting in the Danube River Basin the economic analysis according to the Water Framework Directive. A synthesis report of national scoping studies provides an assessment of the current capacities within the Danube River Basin to carry out the economic analysis and identifies preliminary measures for closing priority gaps. Read more

The Scope of the Economic Analysis in the Water Framework Directive

January 2003 to April 2003
The economic analysis according to Article 5 of the European Union Water Framework Directive (WFD) must be completed by the end of 2004. In Scotland, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is the lead authority in the WFD implementation process. In this context, SEPA commissioned this project to scope the economic analysis in the WFD with regard to its implementation in Scotland. Read more

Water Liberalisation Scenarios (EUROMARKET)

January 2003 to December 2005
The future of the water sector in Europe has been increasingly at the heart of political debates. Potential evolution of the water supply and sanitation (WSS) sector had not, however, been the subject of in-depth studies. The EUROMARKET project filled this gap by analysing a selection of scenarios for the evolution of the European WSS sector, ranging from delegation contracts to community management, and investigating their social, economic, environmental and institutional implications.Read more

Study on the Application of the Competition Rules to the Water Sector in the European Community

Gordon-Walker, Simon; Simon Marr 2002: Study on the Application of the Competition Rules to the Water Sector in the European Community. WRc PLC / Ecologic - Institute for International and European Environmental Policy, Swindon, Berlin.Read more

Participation of the Public and Water Framework Directive in Bavaria

3 December 2002

The Water Framework Directive (WFD) establishes new standards for public participation in water management. With its Water Forum the Bavaria takes the right approach in the first implementation stage.

The Water Framework Directive provides the involvement of the public in water management issues to an unprecedented extent. According to article 14 of the WFD, the Member States are required to encourage...Read more


Treatment of a EU Directive

Compliance with the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive in Germany, Spain, England and Wales, and the Netherlands
This book with contributions from Ecologic analyses the implementation of the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive in several EU Member States. The compliance of the Directive, its technological impacts and national policies are crucial to the comparative study.

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Public Participation and the European Water Framework Directive (HarmoniCOP)

October 2002 to August 2005

The Water Framework Directive restructures the legislative frame for the protection of European water bodies and establishes new approaches to an integrated and comprehensive management of river basins. Part of these novel approaches is the explicit requirement for an involvement of interest groups and the public at large in the different implementation phases of the Directive.

The main objective of the HarmoniCOP (project duration 2002 – 2005) project, which was funded under the 5th European framework for Research, was to increase the understanding of participatory river basinRead more

Bewertende Vergleiche der Wasserversorgungsstrukturen in Europa

Wasserversorgung, Leistungsvergleich, Benchmarking, IWA, ISO, Niederlande, Schweden, Großbritannien, Nachhaltigkeit
Kraemer, R. Andreas, Wenke Hansen and Eduard Interwies 2002: "Bewertende Vergleiche der Wasserversorgungsstrukturen in Europa. Wasserversorgung, Leistungsvergleich, Benchmarking, IWA, ISO, Niederlande, Schweden, Großbritannien, Nachhaltigkeit". gwf Wasser/Abwasser, Vol. 143, No. 13, 15-20.Read more


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