According to the Water Framework Directive (WFD), it means analyzing the whole basin or group of basins, focusing on three aspects: characteristics of the basin or group of basins, impacts of human activities on water status and economic analysis of water use. The assessment especially aims to prepare later the master plan for water development and management * (SDAGE) and the programme of measures by assessing the risk of not achieving the environmental objectives for water bodies. The first assessments were adopted by the basin committees and approved by the basin coordinator prefects in 2004. They were updated in 2013 to prepare for the 2nd cycle management (2016-2021).
According to the Ministry for the Environment and AFB
Documents de référence
Soumis au comité de relecture.