The EU Water Framework Directive – Aspirations and Lessons Learned

Ten years have passed since the adoption of the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) — a law that prescribes steps to identify and analyse European waters on the basis of river basins, and requires the adoption of measures to achieve good water status in all water bodies. Today, the impact and success of this comprehensive directive on Integrated Water Resources Management are visible across the continent.

Published in Water Front Magazine No.2 2010.