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Common purpose

The European Commission has produced several Common Implementation Strategies (CIS) to create a co-ordinated approach to managing the demands of the Water Framework Directive. These cover both the procedural and technical elements involved in river basin management. The strategies are being tested in pilot studies across all member states, including the UK. Spain, for instance, is testing river basin planning for the EU within the River Jucar. The Ribble is the test for river basin ...

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