Resources

River Hydromorphology Assessment Technique (RHAT) Training Manual Version 2

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

UKTAG first published guidance on the classification of ecological potential in 2008.  This guidance included lists of mitigation measures relevant to the range of adverse impacts on the water environment that the different water uses can have.   For impoundments for the purposes of water storage and supply, 12 mitigation measures were identified.  These recommendations supersede the existing guidance on assessing whether a measure is in place and adequate for 3 of these 12 mitigation measures, and have been determined following consultation and a stakeholder workshop throughout 2013.

Publication Date: 
04-December-2013
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

The Final Recommendations on Environmental Standards following phase 3 of the review have been published (November 2013).  This report includes zinc standards. 

Publication Date: 
04-November-2013
Publication Status: 
Final
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

Following a consultation that ended on 28th February 2013,  UKTAG has finalised its recommendations on 1) biological standards for rivers, lakes, coastal and estuaries and 2) phosphorus standards for rivers.

Publication Date: 
30-October-2013
Publication Status: 
Final
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

Development and review of a TraC Hydromorphology Decision Support Tool for (a) screening proposed new or altered activities / structures for compliance with WFD water body status and (b) classifying TraC waters under the WFD

Publication Date: 
28-October-2013
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

Setting appropriate environmental standards for metals is particularly challenging because the proportion of metal in the water environment that is bound up in forms that do not pose a risk of toxic effects on water animals and plants varies.

Publication Date: 
01-September-2013
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

The UK Technical Advisory Group (UKTAG) has commissioned a programme of work to derive Environmental Quality Standards (EQSs) for substances falling under Annex VIII of the Water Framework Directive (WFD).

Publication Date: 
18-March-2013
Publication Status: 
Draft Final
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

The aim of this paper is to provide guidance on (a) the pressures from alien species on river, lake, transitional and coastal water bodies; (b) data required for carrying out risk assessments for Article 5 analyses; and (c) pressure thresholds at which water bod

Publication Date: 
01-March-2013
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

This report presents a proposal for a set of revised phosphorus standards for protecting High and Good status under the Water Framework Directive.

Publication Date: 
10-October-2012
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

This is a Sniffer led project, the project funders were Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Environment Agency and Northern Ireland Environmental Agency, the work was done by APEM. 

Publication Date: 
30-August-2012
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

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