Classification

The working paper outlining the impact classification of alien species has been updated (05/02/2014) following the completion of additional risk assessments by GBNNSS and Phase 3 of the review of Environmental Standards.

Publication Date: 
08-June-2015
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

Sustances are required to be classified as either List 1 (discharge to GW unacceptable) or List II (discharge to be controlled to prevent pollution).  This document outlines the procedure for deciding how a substance is classified.  

Publication Date: 
07-January-1999
Advisory Group: 
JAGDAG

River Hydromorphology Assessment Technique (RHAT) Training Manual Version 2

Publication Date: 
01-March-2014
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

This revised paper provides the detailed procedures for the translation of the definitions of good groundwater quantitative status outlined in Annex V of the WFD into an operational classification system.

Publication Date: 
27-March-2012
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

Revised paper on the procedures for translating the definitions of good groundwater chemical status into an operational classification system.

Publication Date: 
28-February-2012
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

This paper details the procedures for translating the definitions of good groundwater chemical status into an operational classification system.

Publication Date: 
20-June-2008
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

This paper provides the detailed procedures for the translation of the definitions of good groundwater quantitative status outlined in Annex V of the WFD into an operational classification system.

Publication Date: 
20-June-2007
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

This paper provides an outline of the methods that will be used to report confidence in the classification of groundwater bodies. It should be read in conjunction with UK Technical Advisory Group (UKTAG) papers 11b(i) and 11b(ii), which provide guidance on groundwater classification.

Publication Date: 
01-June-2009
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

This report on the classification of surface waters is one of a series of reports by UKTAG to the UK administrations setting out UKTAG's recommendations and proposals on how waters should be classified for the purposes of the Water Framework Directive.

Publication Date: 
01-June-2009
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

The classification schemes will provide the basis for describing the state of the aquatic environment and for assessing the effectiveness of the programmes of measures in achieving the environmental objectives established through the river basin management planning process. 

Publication Date: 
01-July-2005
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

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