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Fitness Check (evaluation) of the Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC) and the Floods Directive (2007/60/EC)

Directorate-General for Environment
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20 October 2017 - 17 November 2017
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  • Anonymous (France)
    17 November 2017 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    Anonymous (France)

    Created in 1990, Surfrider Foundation Europe (SFE) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the protection and enhancement of Europe’s ocean, seas, beaches, lakes, rivers and coastlines. The organisation proactively works on a wide range of issues pertaining to marine, aquatic and coastal protection from marine litter to water quality or climate change. Surfrider Foundation Europe welcomes the initiative of the European Commission to conduct...

  • jean michel clerc (France)
    17 novembre 2017 EU citizen
    jean michel clerc (France)

    La « European Water Conference » devrait inclure des sessions et des ateliers spécifiques consacrées aux Retours d'Expériences sur des cas concrets de mises en oeuvre de la DCE, auxquels les ONG et la société civile puissent participer et s'exprimer. L'élaboration, approbation, puis transposition de la DCE et des directives associées selon le droit de chaque pays, s'est effectuée sur une période longue (plusieurs années) représentative du...

  • City of Paris (France)
    17 novembre 2017 Public authority
    City of Paris (France)

    City of Paris 's Stance- The Water Framework Directive is widely accepted as the most important part of European environmental legislation for water. It is a reference case for the protection and enhancement of water resources. However, seventeen years later, it is now time for a feedback (attached a document)-

  • Calin Dejeu (Romania)
    17 November 2017 EU citizen
    Calin Dejeu (Romania)

    Water Framework Directive is by far the best item in the EU law. It provide us a chance to protect the most vulnerable and precious features of nature, the rivers. Even in countries like Romania, where it is not implemented yet, almost 11 years after admission, it gives us hope that some day the rivers will no longer be aggressed, but protected and restored. The Directive itself needs to be preserved the way it is, it is the implementation...

  • WssTP (Belgium)
    17 November 2017 Other
    WssTP (Belgium)

    The WFD serves as an international reference case for the protection and enhancement of fresh water resources. Since the WFD was adopted, however, the world has changed and the awareness of the value of water for our society and economy has steadily increased. Important developments that a review of the WFD should consider, include amongst others the digitalization of our society, new technological developments, an increased awareness about...

  • Association européenne de producteurs de mollusques (AEPM/EMPA) (France)
    17 Noviembre 2017 Other
    Association européenne de producteurs de mollusques (AEPM/EMPA) (France)

    La Directiva marco del agua (DMA) adoptada en el año 2000, fijaba la derogación de varias disposiciones relativas a la protección de la calidad de las aguas, como la Directiva 79/923/CEE relativa a la calidad exigida a las aguas para cría de moluscos (codificada como Directiva 2006/113/CE). Esta derogación solo podía darse si se seguía garantizando un nivel de protección equivalente al establecido por las disposiciones derogadas (como se...

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