Chapter 9. Diagnostic Water Quality Instruments for Use in the European Water Framework Directive

  1. Philippe Quevauviller5,6,
  2. Ulrich Borchers7,
  3. Clive Thompson8 and
  4. Tristan Simonart9
  1. J. L. Maas,
  2. C. A. Schipper1,
  3. R. A. E. Knoben2,
  4. M. J. van den Heuvel-Greve1,
  5. P. J. den Besten3 and
  6. P. G-J. de Maagd4

Published Online: 31 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470716090.ch9

The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring

The Water Framework Directive: Ecological and Chemical Status Monitoring

How to Cite

Maas, J. L., Schipper, C. A., Knoben, R. A. E., van den Heuvel-Greve, M. J., den Besten, P. J. and de Maagd, P. G.-J. (2008) Diagnostic Water Quality Instruments for Use in the European Water Framework Directive, 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.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 5

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

  2. 6

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

  3. 7

    IWW Water Research Centre, Germany

  4. 8

    Alcontrol Laboratories, South Yorkshire, UK

  5. 9

    Institut Pasteur de Lille, Lille, France

Author Information

  1. 1

    Deltares, P.O. Box 177, 2600 MH Delft, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Royal Haskoning, P.O. Box 525, 5201 AM's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

  3. 3

    Centre for Water Management, P.O. Box 17, 8200 AA, Lelystad, The Netherlands

  4. 4

    DGW, Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management, P.O. Box 20901, 2500 EX The Hague, The Netherlands

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 Quevauviller5,6

Series Editor Information

  1. 5

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

  2. 6

    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:

  • diagnostic instrument - conceptual framework;
  • diagnostic water quality instruments;
  • ‘good ecological and chemical status’ (GES and GCS);
  • Substances, hydrology, morphology and species;
  • Driver, Pressure, State, Impact and Response (DPSIR) framework;
  • DWQI diagnostic tools;
  • DWQI a ‘living instrument’

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Conceptual Framework of the Diagnostic Instrument

  • The DWQI Diagnosis

  • Conclusions and Outlook

  • References