Reporting obligation for: Groundwater in WFD progress on implementation of programmes of measures

Title Groundwater in WFD progress on implementation of programmes of measures
Description EC Water Reporting Obligation
Member States shall ensure that the programme of measures under the Directive 2000/60/EC (Article 11 report) includes measures to prevent or limit inputs of pollutants into groundwater.
Delivery process or content of this obligation overlaps with another reporting obligation (
Legislative instrument title 2006/118/EC Groundwater Daughter Directive to WFD
Reporting dates and guidelines
National reporting coordinators
National reporting contacts
Reporting frequency Every 72 months
Next report due 22/03/2019
Date comments review 22/12/2018 
Report to European Commission
Other clients using this reporting
Reporting guidelines WFD 2012 reporting resources  
Extra information WFD reporting resources at ETC/ICM web site contains all needed support files for reporting including help documents and schemas.

Guidance documents elaborated under the Common Implementation Strategy (CIS) n°15 to n°18 and n°26 should help to meet the requirements of the groundwater elements of the Water Framework Directive and the new Groundwater Directive ( See especially guidance n°17 on preventing or limiting direct and indirect inputs in the context of the Groundwater directive. It provides guidance on the implementation of the Water Framework Directive with respect to those obligations for preventing or limiting entry of pollutants into groundwater, as further developed in the Groundwater Directive.

Additional information can be found in the WFD CIS technical reports on the Groundwater CIRCA library (
Principle repository CDR  
Data used for
Type of information reported Data, Compliance, State of the environment, Text report