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Groundwater dependent terrestrial ecosystems (GWDTE) are wetlands which critically depend on groundwater flows and /or chemistries.

Publication Date: 
07-July-2014
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

This paper sets out guidance on the delineation and characterisation of groundwater bodies as required under Article 5 of the Water Framework Directive (WFD) and detailed in Annex II of the WFD.

Publication Date: 
30-March-2012
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

This document presents the outcomes of a peer review of revised groundwater status classification (chemical and quantitative) guidance documents and the proposals for formalisi

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

Characterisation of risk is a requirement of Article 5 and Annex II of the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD).

Publication Date: 
01-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

Following the publication of the first River Basin Management Plans and in response to queries about the differences in nitrate threshold values, the UKTAG Groundwater Task Team has re-evaluated the methodology for calculating threshold values.

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

This document provides guidance on the requirements and methods for identifying and assessing statistically and environmentally significant trends in pollutant concentrations and natural parameters in groundwater.

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

The Directive’s requirements with respect to wetlands and groundwaters are linked to the environmental objectives Article 4 1b, to be applied to and monitored for achieving Good Groundwater Status (both quantitative and chemical) and as outlined in Article 4, Annex 5 of the Directive.

Publication Date: 
05-October-2009
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

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