Reporting obligation for: Water Framework Directive - River Basin Districts and Competent Authorities

Title Water Framework Directive - River Basin Districts and Competent Authorities
Description EC Water Reporting Obligation
Delivery process is managed by EEA
Legislative instrument title Water Framework Directive (consolidated)
Reporting dates and guidelines
National reporting coordinators WISE - National reporting coordinators (extranet-wise-nfp)
National reporting contacts Water Framework Directive - Data reporters (extranet-wfd-data)
Reporting frequency terminated
Next report due terminated
Date comments Information to be provided within 3 months of any change 
Report to European Commission, Directorate General Environment
Other clients using this reporting
Reporting guidelines Updated 2004-2005 reporting sheets  
Extra information The main elements are defined in the Annex I to the Directive : delimitation of the District, designation of competent authority, and further detailed in the guidance. The 2004-2005 reporting sheets were agreed for the purpose of the electronic reporting in WISE linked to obligations under article 3 and article 5 of the WFD. The data were uploaded to the WISE-WFD prototype at JRC site and an XML scheme was provided. Reports have been moved to Central Data Repository (EEA Reportnet).
User Guide to the WFD Reporting Schemas v4.3 can be reached at

Additional information can be found in the WFD CIS Guidance Documents (especially n°1 to 5 and 9 and 10) on the WFD CIRCA library (
Principle repository CDR  
Data used for
Type of information reported Data, Compliance, Spatial, Text report