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Department of Agriculture advisory leaflet on the evaluation of habitat for salmon and trout.

Published 08 June 2005Guidance literature

The purpose of this report is to inform central government, district councils, the general public and any other interested parties as to the number and nature of noise complaints received each year by district councils across Northern Ireland.

Published 01 April 2005Statistical reports

There are 141 lakes in Northern Ireland greater than 10 ha. On applying the Water Framework Directive (WFD, or the Directive) System A typology, a number of types have been recorded.

Published 14 March 2005Guidance literature

The Water Framework Directive (WFD, or the Directive) requires Member States to identify the location and boundaries of bodies of surface water and to carry out an initial characterisation of all such bodies (Annex II).

Published 14 March 2005Guidance literature

As part of the 2005 Article 5. WFD Characterisation Technical Report, Member States were required to identify the location and boundaries of bodies of surface water and to carry out an initial characterisation of all such bodies.

Published 14 March 2005Guidance literature

The aims of the methodology are to determine whether water bodies (rivers, lakes and transitional) identified in Northern Ireland are at risk or not at risk, with low or high confidence, from the combined pressures of abstraction and flow regulati

Published 14 March 2005Guidance literature

The Water Framework Directive (WFD) aims to take a holistic view of all activities in the aquatic environment, whereas previous EC legislation has been directed at controlling specific discharges or activities in the marine environment.

Published 14 March 2005Guidance literature

The diffuse pollution risk assessment is based primarily on impact data1, where available, supplemented by a screening tool method that identifies waterbodies at risk from significant diffuse pollution pressures.

Published 14 March 2005Guidance literature

This method summary details the approach taken to assessing river and lake water bodies which are at risk of failing the environmental objectives of the Water Framework Directive (WFD), because of morphological alterations.

Published 14 March 2005Guidance literature

This methodology describes the use of impact data from monitoring for rivers and lakes. It is based on the UKTAG guidance, and includes the use of current classification schemes and assessments for Protected Areas.

Published 14 March 2005Guidance literature

For the initial pressure and impact analysis, the only ‘other human’ pressures considered are alien species. UKTAG guidance1 is available on:

Published 14 March 2005Guidance literature

We have broadly followed the approach suggested by UKTAG for the risk assessment of point source pressures. Point source pressures are discharges of effluent or waste from identifiable outfalls.

Published 14 March 2005Guidance literature

River Reference Conditions for Northern Ireland River Types.

Published 14 March 2005Guidance literature

The Water Framework Directive (WFD or the Directive) requires Member States to identify the location and boundaries of bodies of surface water and to carry out an initial characterisation of all such bodies (Annex II).

Published 14 March 2005Guidance literature

The same procedure used to identify and subsequently type the baseline river water bodies (catchment area > 10 km2)1 and lake water bodies (surface area > 0.5 km2)2 has been extrapolated to include small water bodies.

Published 14 March 2005Guidance literature

This report is a comprehensive description of the pressures affecting the water environment in Northern Ireland.

Published 14 March 2005Guidance literature

We are modernising the way we manage and protect the water environment as required by the 2000 Water Framework Directive.

Published 01 March 2005Guidance literature

Northern Ireland Habitat Action Plan published to assist delivery of the Northern Ireland Biodiversity Strategy, for the protection and enhancement of Northern Ireland Priority Habitats 

Published 01 March 2005Guidance literature

Northern Ireland Habitat Action Plan published to assist delivery of the Northern Ireland Biodiversity Strategy, for the protection and enhancement of Northern Ireland Priority Habitats 

Published 01 March 2005Guidance literature

Northern Ireland Habitat Action Plan published to assist delivery of the Northern Ireland Biodiversity Strategy, for the protection and enhancement of Northern Ireland Priority Habitats 

Published 01 March 2005Guidance literature

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