We are consulting on proposals for new lake fish assessment standards. The consultation runs from Monday 6 January to Friday 14 February, inclusive. Consultation closed.
Consultation on proposals new and revised standards and methods to improve the quality of the water environment in the UK. The consultation runs from Friday 24 May to Friday 5 July, inclusive. This consultation is now closed.
The Joint Agencies Groundwater Directive Advisory Group (JAGDAG) seek views on the determination of 35 substances. JAGDAG propose that these 35 substances be determined as non-hazardous pollutants.
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.
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 pollut
Following a consultation that ended in June 2012, UKTAG has finalised Phase 3 of its review of environmental standards.
The consultation closed on 16th August 2013 and the recommendations have been updated and finalised in light of feedback received.
The River Flow for GEP final recommendations can be found here.
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.
On the 16th of July 2013 stakeholders gathered for a one day workshop to review the proposals for appropriate river flows and good ecological potential (GEP). The presentations from this day are available below.
Hazardous Substances Standards for Groundwater