Under Annex II of the Directive, reference condition for each type of surface water body need to be developed.This guidance was produced by the Rivers Task Team in consultation with other UKTAG Task Teams.
The paper sets out UKTAG’s guidance on lake reporting typology as required under Article 5 of the Directive. It identifies the methodology to be adopted in the UK as well as the preliminary results for the Great Britain (GB) ecoregion.
As part of a review of the impact of human activity on the status of waters (the pressures and impacts analysis), Article 5 and Annex II of the Water Framework Directive require Member States to:(a) Collect and maintain information on the type and magnitude of the significant pressures to which s
The paper sets out UKTAG’s guidance on the framework for the identification of, and assessments of ‘type-specific’ risk thresholds for deciding if a water body is likely to fail to achieve the ‘good status’ objectives in relation to existing biological classification schemes and monitoring data f
The aim of this document is to provide guidance on:(a) Pressures likely to cause alterations to the morphological conditions of surface waters;(b) Morphological data required for carrying out risk assessments for Article 5 analyses;and(c) Morphological pressure thresholds above which water bodies
The paper sets out UKTAG’s guidance on Coastal & Transitional Waters typology as required under Article 5 of the Directive. It identifies the methodology adopted in the UK and the Republic of Ireland and the results for the UK.
The paper sets out UKTAG’s guidance on the framework for the identification of, and assessments of risks from, abstraction and flow regulation pressures on river, lake, transitional and coastal water bodies as required by Article 5 of the Directive.
This paper sets out UKTAG’s advice on the identification of relevant Natura 2000 sites for inclusion on the register of Protected Areas required under Article 6 of the Water Framework Directive
This paper sets out UKTAG’s advice on the application of the framework in the UK.
This paper describes the development of a typology for England, Wales and Scotland. It does not describe the rivers typology development for Northern Ireland, which is being undertaken by the North/South TAG for Ecoregion 17.