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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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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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Economics of Groundwater Protection

September 2002 to March 2003
The project discusses methods and estimates of the costs and benefits of groundwater protection. Ecologic contributed an extensive survey of the existing literature in the field, as well as EU Member States' experience with the use of economic methods and instruments in groundwater protection. The project supported the drafting process for the EC groundwater daughter directive.Read more

Tradeable Permits in Water Resource Protection and Management

A Review of Experience and Lessons Learned
Kraemer, R. Andreas; Eduard Interwies and Eleftheria Kampa 2002: "Tradeable Permits in Waterresource Protection and Management - A Review of Experience and Lessons Learned", in: OECD (ed.): Implementing Domestic Tradable Permits: Recent Developments and Future Challenges. Paris: OECD, 227-268.Read more
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Cost-effective Sets of Measures in the Water Framework Directive

July 2002 to November 2003

The Water Framework Directive requires the establishment of programs of measures for river basins until 2009 in order to reach the set quality targets for water bodies. In this selection process the consideration of cost-efficiency criteria is mandated. The German study/handbook prepared by Ecologic in collaboration with the Institute of Water Resources Research and Management at the University of Kassel establishes guidelines for this selection process. The handbook has been published in English and German. 

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Article 11 of the EU Water FrameworkRead more

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Effluent Charging Systems in the EU Member States - Briefing ENVI 509 EN

on the results of the workshop of 8 November 2001
Palinkas, Peter (Ed.) 2002: Briefing ENVI 509 EN on the results of the workshop of 8 November 2001on "Effluent Charging Systems in the EU Member States". Luxembourg.Read more
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Devlopment of the German Guidance Document for the Economic Analysis According to the Water Framework Directive

June 2002 to February 2003

This project aimed at specifying the first draft of the German guidance document for the economic analysis according to the EU Water Framework Directive. The revision process was based on the analysis of the WATECO Guidance Document as well as on experience gained through the Mittelrhein and Lippe pilot projects. On 15 January 2003, the revised version of the German Guidance Document was discussed and presented to the interested public.

Background

In December 2000, the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) was passed by the European Parliament and the Council ofRead more

Workshop on Heavily Modified Water Bodies

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30 May 2002 to 31 May 2002
Berlin
Germany

In the context of the Common Implementation Strategy (CIS) of the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD), Ecologic conceptualised and organised a workshop on Heavily Modified Water Bodies for the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) on 30 and 31 May 2002 in Berlin.

The workshop on the identification and designation of Heavily Modified Water Bodies...Read more

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Social Aspects of Water Pricing

May 2002 to March 2003

Ecologic experts on private sector participation and regulatory oversight in the water sector contribute to the OECD publications "Social Issues in the Provision and Pricing of Water Services" and "Improving Water Management: Recent OECD Experience". The final report and an excerpt of the publication are available for download.

Following estimations, 20% of the world population do not have access to high-quality water. An even greater share of the population lacks access to adequate sanitary facilities. Ecological systems, health issues and economic development do all compete for theRead more

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