|Legal name||Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2000 establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy as amended by Decision 2455/2001/EC and Directives 2008/32/EC, 2008/105/EC and 2009/31/EC.|
|Short name||Water Framework Directive (consolidated)|
|CELEX reference||32000L0060 (32001D2455, 32008L0032, 32008L0105, 32009L0031)|
|Issued by||European Parliament and Council|
|URL to issuer||http://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/wa...|
|Parent legislative instrument|
2006/118/EC Groundwater Daughter Directive to WFD
Environmental Quality Standards Directive
The purpose of this directive is to establish a framework for the protection of inland surface waters, transitional waters, coastal waters and groundwater.
The Directive has been amended by:
-Decision No 2455/2001/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 November 2001 establishing the list of priority substances in the field of water policy and amending Directive 2000/60/EC (http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?...).
-Directive 2008/32/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2008 amending Directive 2000/60/EC establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy, as regards the implementing powers conferred on the Commission.
-Directive 2008/105/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008 on environmental quality standards in the field of water policy, amending and subsequently repealing Council Directives 82/176/EEC, 83/513/EEC, 84/156/EEC, 84/491/EEC, 86/280/EEC and amending Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.
-Directive 2009/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the geological storage of carbon dioxide and amending Council Directive 85/337/EEC, European Parliament and Council Directives 2000/60/EC, 2001/80/EC, 2004/35/EC, 2006/12/EC, 2008/1/EC and Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006.
|DG Env review of reporting theme||Water|
|Geographic scope||European Union|
According to Article 22 (1) the following will be repealed seven years after the date of entry into force of this Directive (22/12/2000): Directive 75/440/EEC (http://rod.eionet.europa.eu/instruments/202), Decision 77/795/EEC (http://rod.eionet.europa.eu/instruments/36), Directive 79/869/EEC (http://rod.eionet.europa.eu/instruments/213).(2)The following shall be repealed 13 years after the date of entry into force of this Directive: Directive 78/659/EEC (http://rod.eionet.europa.eu/instruments/210), Directive 79/923/EEC (http://rod.eionet.europa.eu/instruments/214), Directive 80/68/EEC (http://rod.eionet.europa.eu/instruments/217), Directive 76/464/EEC (http://rod.eionet.europa.eu/instruments/205).
The new Groundwater Directive (Directive 2006/118/EC) and Environmental Quality Standards Directive (Directive 2008/105/EC) are the daughter directives to this Directive. See under "Related instrument(s)".