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The Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC) and Groundwater Daughter Directive (2006/118/EC) (GDD) require Member States to prevent inputs of hazardous substances into groundwater subject to various exemptions. The documents below set out the list of standards that can be used to assess inputs of hazardous substances into groundwater.

 

Publication Date: 
31-January-2018
Advisory Group: 
JAGDAG

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

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