All life relies on water for health and wellbeing. However where does this water come from and how can we, as mankind, manage water resources, the environment around them and ultimately improve the water, the ecology and the environment as a whole?
Learning Outcome 5 - Practical Management of Water Resources
Watch the following video which outlines the European Water Framework Directive. Once you have watched this, make a list of activities within your area that could affect water quality in the various water bodies within that area.
This video will give an overview of some of the issues that are experienced in England, but will be experienced throughout Europe. Take notes on what the issues are and what actions are in place to ensure that the European Water Framework Directive is implemented.
Each member state, is required, under the European Water Framework Directive, to implement River Basin Management Plans (RBMP). Click on the following link and research your country's River Basin Planning.
This assessment will allow you to assess your knowledge and understanding of what you have learned using the platform resources. You will also be asked questions regarding what you have researched and discovered about Practical Management of Water Resources in your own area.