Water Framework Directive

The European Water Framework Directive (Directive 2000/60/EC, short WFD) aims at establishing a “good ecological status” for all surface waters until 2015, meanwhile extended until the year 2027. Member states must apply assessment methods and establish an appropriate monitoring programme.

Water body types for coastal waters of the Baltic Sea

Ecological status  |  BALCOSIS  |  MarBIT  |  PHYBIBCO