Reporting obligation for: Water Framework Directive - River Basin Management Plans

Title Water Framework Directive - River Basin Management Plans
Description EC Water Reporting Obligation
Legislative instrument title Water Framework Directive (consolidated)
Reporting dates and guidelines
National reporting coordinators
National reporting contacts Water Framework Data reporters (extranet-wfd-data)
Reporting frequency Every 72 months
Next report due 22/03/2016
Date comments was first due 22/03/2010. First draft one year before (end of 2008, of 2014,...). First review 22/12/2015. 
Report to European Commission, Directorate General Environment
Other clients using this reporting
Reporting guidelines WFD reporting resources  
Extra information WFD reporting resources at ETC/ICM web site contains all needed support files for reporting including help documents and schemas.

Additional information on schemas can be reached at two meetings:
-Water Framework Directive Reporting Training Course: Copenhagen, 4.2.2010 (,
-Expert meeting on streamlining & consolidation of WFD reporting schemas: Prague 11.06.2008 (

Updated WISE GIS guidance (no. 22) is available on the WFD CIRCA library (
The purpose of updating the Guidance is to support the development of WISE by providing guidelines and technical specifications, IT tools, services and digital resources to be used by the data providers and WISE developers to ensure satisfaction and availability of water information at the European level for the users.

Additional information can be also found in other published WFD CIS Guidance Documents (e.g. n°8 on public participation in RBMP). See also WFD workshops, especially Workshop on River Basin Management Planning, Bonn - 8/9 May 2006 (
Principle repository CDR  
Data used for WISE WFD Database
Type of information reported Data, Compliance, Spatial, State of the environment, Text report