River basin management plans out for consultation

UK environment agencies published draft river basin management plans on 22 December last year, a key stage in the implementation of the EU water framework Directive

The plans – 12 covering England, Scotland and Wales and three for Northern Ireland – set out water quality problems in each river basin district. The agencies put forward ‘programmes of measures’ needed to counter these problems and a timetable for action. Typically these measures include improvements to sewage works and sewers; improved land management practices by farmers to reduce nutrient and pesticide runoff; better management of surface

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