Chapter 6. Groundwater Monitoring: Implementation in Two Member States

  1. Philippe Quevauviller3,4,
  2. Ulrich Borchers5,
  3. Clive Thompson6 and
  4. Tristan Simonart7
  1. Rob Ward1,
  2. Johannes Grath2 and
  3. Andreas Scheidleder2

Published Online: 31 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470716090.ch6

The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring

The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring

How to Cite

Ward, R., Grath, J. and Scheidleder, A. (2008) Groundwater Monitoring: Implementation in Two Member States, in The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring (eds P. Quevauviller, U. Borchers, C. Thompson and T. Simonart), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470716090.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

    European Commission, DG Environment (BU93/142), rue de la Loi 200, 1049 Brussels, Belgium

  2. 4

    Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), IUWPARE, Dept; Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering, Building T, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

  3. 5

    IWW Water Research Centre, Germany

  4. 6

    Alcontrol Laboratories, South Yorkshire, UK

  5. 7

    Institut Pasteur de Lille, Lille, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    Environment Agency, Olton Court, 10 Warwick Road, Olton, Solihull, West Midlands B92 7HX, UK

  2. 2

    Umweltbundesamt GmbH, Spittelauer Lände 5, 1090 Wien, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

Book Series:

  1. Water Quality Measurements

Book Series Editors:

  1. Philippe Quevauviller3,4

Series Editor Information

  1. 3

    European Commission, DG Environment (BU93/142), rue de la Loi 200, 1049 Brussels, Belgium

  2. 4

    Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), IUWPARE, Dept; Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering, Building T, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470518366

Online ISBN: 9780470716090

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Keywords:

  • WFD and Groundwater Daughter Directive (GWD);
  • groundwater monitoring and two member state implementation;
  • Common Implementation Strategy (CIS);
  • drinking water protected areas (DWPA);
  • two-tier monitoring approach - surveillance monitoring and operational monitoring;
  • groundwater bodies - three dimensional hydraulically-active systems;
  • WFD and EU Nitrates Directive (91/676/EEC);
  • surveillance, operational and DWPA monitoring

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Objectives of Monitoring

  • Case Studies

  • References