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Status of implementation of the WFD in the Member States

By clicking on the map below you can find out more about the River Basin Management Plans available in each River Basin District.

Europe Austria Belgium Bulgaria Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France France Germany Greece Hungary Italy Italy Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Poland Portugal Romania Slovakia Slovenia Spain Spain Sweden The Netherlands UK Norway Croatia Ireland

GREEN - all second River Basin Management Plans adopted
YELLOW - part of the second River Basin Management Plans adopted
RED - second River Basin Management Plans not yet adopted

*Norway is implementing the Water Framework Directive under a specific timetable agreed pursuant to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA). The plans for 2016-2021 represent the first cycle under formal WFD obligations for Norway.

The Commission's online library CIRCABC also contains a collection of key documents and links to the reported River basin management plans - along with other important information from the process of implementing the Water Framework Directive so far.

International River Basin Management Plans

A number of international River Basin Districts have also published River Basin Management Plans, which can be accessed via the following links: