|Title||Groundwater quality (EWN-3)|
Data on groundwater bodies are collected annually through the WISE-SoE data collection process. WISE SoE was previously known as EUROWATERNET (EWN) and EIONET-Water.
The data requested on groundwater include the physical characteristics of the groundwater bodies, proxy pressures on the groundwater area, as well as chemical quality data on nutrients and organic matter, and hazardous substances in groundwater.
This reporting obligation is an EIONET Priority Data flow
Reporting under this obligation is used for EEA Core set of indicators
|Legislative instrument title||EEA AMP|
|Reporting dates and guidelines|
|National reporting coordinators||
National Focal Points (eionet-nfp)
|National reporting contacts||
EIONET PCPs and NRCs for Groundwater (eionet-nrc-groundwater)
|Next report due||31/10/2013|
|Report to||European Environment Agency|
|Other clients using this reporting|
|Reporting guidelines||Guidelines and templates available through the Reportnet Data Dictionary [Valid since 31/07/2012]|
A formal request is sent to NFPs and NRCs every year with reference to templates to use and guidelines. The guidelines are being updated every year. Letter on WISE SoE data request 2012 is available at http://icm.eionet.europa.eu/announcements/wise_soe...
The general content of reporting as agreed by Water Directors is described in the guidance document "Reporting required for assessing the state of, and trends in, the water environment at the European level", which includes reporting sheets for several EEA SoE data flows, available at http://forum.eionet.europa.eu/nrc-eionet-freshwate...
|Data used for||Waterbase - Groundwater|
|Type of information reported||Data, State of the environment|