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It comes as evidence shows that 9% of Welsh rivers fail to meet European Water Framework Directive objectives because of polluted discharges from the 1,311 abandoned metal mines known to exist across Wales.
Biological studies on benthic invertebrates (sampling, determination, analysis) to assess the ecological status of rivers in Baden-WE-rttemberg in the context of biological monitoring in accordance with European Water Framework Directive (WFD).
With regards to regional water management, the following will be discussed: the implementation of the European Water Framework Directive, related harmonisation of the national legal framework and river basin management approach.
The warning follows a Europe-wide WWF study examining the state of the continent's major rivers and wetlands as a precursor to the European Water Framework Directive which comes into effect later this year.
In 2000 the European parliament and European council established the European Water Framework Directive (EWFD).
This is particularly relevant in freshwater ecosystems, where the impacts of climate change on ecosystem functioning threaten the implementation of several environmental directives, conventions and protocols, especially the European Water Framework Directive (WFD).