Presentation on theme: "Wrap up and next steps. Remit of Water Forum To enable stakeholders to engage & influence statutory authorities in implementation of WFD To help ensure."— Presentation transcript:
Wrap up and next steps
Remit of Water Forum To enable stakeholders to engage & influence statutory authorities in implementation of WFD To help ensure that environmental objectives of WFD are met by 2015 To link with other stakeholder groups, the WFD Implementation Working Group and Board as appropriate To increase awareness, inform and educate the public, business and government on water management issues To encourage WFD engagement at local level & Article 14 tasks
Article 14 – Public Information and Consultation MSs shall ensure that for each RBMP they publish and make available for comment –Timetable & work programme for prod n of RBMP inc. statement of consultation measures –Overview of significant water management issues –Draft copies of RBMP
Next steps – draft workplan Develop draft implementation strategy Using bilaterals Leading to workplans for each Department Draft ….. March 2006
Next steps – statement of consultation measures Developing consultation strategy Discussion item for next meeting?
Next steps – significant water management issues Report to be produced by December 2007 Building block in river basin management planning Discussion item for next meeting?
Next steps –environmental standards and classification UK TAG (Technical Advisory Group) guidance being produced Draft to be discussed with stakeholders in Autumn 2006 Discussion item for next meeting?
WATER FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVE - MANAGEMENT CYCLE =River Basin Management Stakeholder participation Water bodies at risk Describe basin Risk Assessment Review Assessment units and Baseline PoM & Objectives Monitoring (Surveillance & Operational) POM Implementation POM Options appraisal Article 5 Process