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Implementing the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003: Scotland's Water: Future Directions: A Consultation

Description A consultation paper on Implementing the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003, titled: Scotland's Water: Future Directions.
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Official Print Publication DateJanuary 2009
Website Publication DateJanuary 08, 2009

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ISBN 978 0 7559 1911 6 (Web only publication)
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Contents

FOREWORD

1. PURPOSE

2. CONSULTATION ARRANGEMENTS

3. INTRODUCTION

4. POLICY FRAMEWORK FOR PROTECTING THE WATER ENVIRONMENT
4.1 An integrated policy framework
4.2 River Basin Management Plans
4.3 Sustainable economic growth
4.4 Addressing climate change issues
4.5 Mechanisms for protection and improvement

5. MAINTAINING PROGRESS TOWARDS 2027
5.1 What improvements might the RBMPs deliver?
5.2 Proposed additional measures
5.3 Ensuring proportionate implementation

6. POLLUTION - THE CASE FOR SOURCE CONTROL

7. SOURCE CONTROL OF POLLUTION - INCREASED ACTION IN CATCHMENTS
7.1 Draft RBMP measures for rural diffuse pollution
7.2 Draft RBMP measures for urban diffuse pollution
7.3 Proposed additional action to manage diffuse pollution
7.3.1 Diffuse Pollution Management Advisory Group
7.3.2 Actions in urban areas
7.4 Benefits of proposals

8. SOURCE CONTROL OF POLLUTION - LOW PHOSPHORUS DETERGENTS
8.1 Proposed actions
8.2 Benefits of proposals

9. ENHANCING MORPHOLOGY: RESTORATION OF HABITATS
9.1 Draft RBMP measures to address morphological impacts
9.2 Historic urban and rural structures
9.3 River bank and estuarine restoration
9.4 Benefits of proposals

10. PREVENTION OF INTRODUCTION OF INVASIVE NON NATIVE SPECIES
10.1 Draft RBMP measures for managing INNS
10.2 Proposed additional actions for managing INNS
10.3 Benefits of proposals

11. CONCLUSIONS AND NEXT STEPS