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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: 
12-January-2017
Advisory Group: 
UKTAG

The Joint Agencies Groundwater Directive Advisory Group (JAGDAG) sought views in early 2016 on the proposed changes to the Methodology for the determination of hazardous substances for the purposes of the Groundwater Directive (2006/118/EC) and proposed determination of 48 substances. 

Consultation Status: 
Closed
Advisory Group: 
JAGDAG
Publication Date: 
19-February-2016

The Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC) (WFD) and Groundwater Daughter Directive (2006/118/EC) (GDD) require Member States to prevent inputs of hazardous substances into groundwater and to limit the input of non-hazardous pollu

Advisory Group: 
UKTAG
Publication Date: 
15-January-2015

Sustances are required to be classified as either List 1 (discharge to GW unacceptable) or List II (discharge to be controlled to prevent pollution).  This document outlines the procedure for deciding how a substance is classified.  

Publication Date: 
07-January-1999
Advisory Group: 
JAGDAG

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

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

Publication Date: 
07-July-2014
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 formalis

Publication Date: 
01-March-2012
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

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

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