9th meeting of the Floods Working Group • Agenda point 5 “FD implementation” • WGF 9, 220.127.116.11.2011 • Budapest, Hungary. • Maria Brättemark, WFD Team, DG ENV.D.1, European Commission
Transitional measures (art 13) • 13 MS have replied to the letter of 17.12.2011, asking for information on if art 13 would be used • 8 have indicated some use of transitional measures • PFRA (option 1.a Existing assessment) : • LV full, ES partial(3 RBD), DE unclear • PFRA (option 1.b straight to mapping/plans) : • LU, NL full, BE, UK part of territory, DE unclear • Maps : • LU full, AT partial, DE unclear • Plans : • DE unclear • For other EU Member States no use of article 13 is assumed.
Administrative arrangements • Administrative arrangements (art 3): • 25 Member States have communicated information • Ireland and Italy have used smaller Units of management than the RBD. • Visualisation in WISE in preparation. • 221 national parts of RBD, at least 343 Competent authorities… need for strong international coordination in the RBD ! • Most reported electronically • BG and HU informed that WFD administrative arrangements applies. • Other Units of management • IT & IE smaller units • RO, DE reported sub-units, may be displayed under RBD level but these are not considered UoM as set out in the Directive.
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More information Thank you for your attention ! http://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/flood_risk/index.htm Maria Brättemark, Desk officer Floods/WFD, European Commission, DG ENV.D.1