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Water Framework Directive

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TitleWater Framework Directive
CreatorEuropean Union
DescriptionA Directive establishing a new framework for Community action in the field of water policy (2000/60/EC) was agreed by the European Parliament and Council in September 2000 and came into force on 22nd December 2000. The Directive is generally known as the Water Framework Directive (WFD). One of the objectives of the WFD is to protect and enhance the status of aquatic ecosystems and terrestrial ecosystems and wetlands directly dependent on aquatic ecosystems.
URLhttp://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/water-framework/index_en.html
LanguageEnglish
CountryEUROPEAN UNION
Keywordsenvironment; water; European Union; EU
TypeEC-EU resources, Legislation
AccessPublic
 
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 Published: July 20 2007