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The Rhine - a history and a model in regime development

A river at the heart of Europe, the Rhine has a length of 1320 km and a catchment area of 185,000 sqkm. The population density and the degree of urbanisation and industrialisation in its basin have presented a particular water management and river development challenges in the past and will continue to do so in the future. Read more

Global Review of Economic Instruments for Water Management in Latin America

Regional Policy Dialogue
Kraemer, R. Andreas; Britta Pielen; Anna Leipprand 2003: Global Review of Economic Instruments for Water Management in Latin America. Regional Policy Dialogue. Environment Network. II Meeting: The Application of Economic Instruments in Water and Solid Waste Management. Washington D.C. 11-12 February 2003.Read more

Precautionary Flood Protection in Europe

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5 February 2003 to 6 February 2003
Bonn
Germany

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

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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
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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
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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

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3 December 2002
Munich
Germany

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

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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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