The Water Framework Directive
and the catchment based
approach in your area
Lou Mayer
Catchment Co-ordinator for
Cam and E...
Anglian Region Defra Management
Catchments
What is the WFD?
Water Framework Directive (WFD) introduces river basin
planning as a means to:
Prevent deterioration and ...
Some typical pressures
UNCLASSIFIED 4
some farming practices surface water sewer
abuse Invasive signal
crayfish
Phosphate ...
Map of your catchment
UNCLASSIFIED 5
What are the main issues?
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Keep soil in your field
Fords & tracks near
water
Silt traps
Keep livestock out of
water
Catchment Partnerships
UNCLASSIFIED 11
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The Pontbren Farmers Group
Summary
In your area:
Get involved: partnerships, CSF, FAS
Make a difference: managing your soils and land sustainable
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Farm Business Update 2014: Abbots Ripton, EA and water framework directive

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Farm Business Update 2014: Abbots Ripton, EA and water framework directive

  1. 1. The Water Framework Directive and the catchment based approach in your area Lou Mayer Catchment Co-ordinator for Cam and Ely Ouse Catchment & North West Norfolk Catchment
  2. 2. Anglian Region Defra Management Catchments
  3. 3. What is the WFD? Water Framework Directive (WFD) introduces river basin planning as a means to: Prevent deterioration and enhance the status of the water environment, including ground water Promote sustainable water use Reduce pollution Contribute to mitigating the effects of floods and droughts Brings together or replaces several current Directives. Habitats Directive site objectives can over-ride those of the WFD.
  4. 4. Some typical pressures UNCLASSIFIED 4 some farming practices surface water sewer abuse Invasive signal crayfish Phosphate from treated sewage discharges invasive Himalayan balsam Invasive fish species nutrient runoff surface water sewer abuse Poor morphology Use of pesticidesLow flow / over abstraction Barrier to fish passage
  5. 5. Map of your catchment UNCLASSIFIED 5
  6. 6. What are the main issues? 6
  7. 7. UNCLASSIFIED 7
  8. 8. UNCLASSIFIED 8
  9. 9. UNCLASSIFIED 9
  10. 10. UNCLASSIFIED 10 Keep soil in your field Fords & tracks near water Silt traps Keep livestock out of water
  11. 11. Catchment Partnerships UNCLASSIFIED 11
  12. 12. UNCLASSIFIED 12
  13. 13. The Pontbren Farmers Group
  14. 14. Summary In your area: Get involved: partnerships, CSF, FAS Make a difference: managing your soils and land sustainable Protect your resources and safeguard your business Key Actions: our key messages in one place

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