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This classification method encompasses fish abundance, taxonomic composition and age structure.

Publication Date: 
01-December-2008
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

The aquatic environment is sensitive to damage from a wide range of chemicals.

Publication Date: 
01-September-2008
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

A key aspect of Water Framework Classification is the determination of hydrological and morphological High Status of water bodies.

Publication Date: 
07-August-2008
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

The United Kingdom’s Technical Advisory Group on the Water Framework Directive (UKTAG) is developing environmental standards for the Directive. This is a technical report by the UKTAG intended for an audience that is familiar with how water quality standards are set and used.

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

This Guidance Paper is a working draft defined by the UKTAG. It documents the principles to be adopted by agencies responsible for implementing the Water Framework Directive (WFD) in the UK. This method will evolve as it is tested, with this working draft amended accordingly.

Publication Date: 
30-April-2008
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

This is a technical report that presents the first set of environmental standards and conditions proposed by the UKTAG to underpin the implementation of the Directive. Our report outlines the background to our proposals and describes the role they could play.

Publication Date: 
01-April-2008
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

This document provides guidance on the process of classifying the ecological potential of Heavily Modified Water Bodies (HMWBs) and Artificial Water Bodies (AWBs).

Publication Date: 
30-March-2008
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

The report outlines the proposals of the UKTAG for a classification system. The report suggests how the system would help determine good status under the Directive. The report also looks at the implications for regulation.  This proposals are for consultation. 

Publication Date: 
10-March-2008
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

Water bodies identified as being at significant risk of failing to achieve good ecological status because of modifications to their hydromorphological characteristics resulting from past engineering works, including impounding works, were provisionally identified as heavily modified for the Arti

Publication Date: 
01-March-2008
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

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