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Record number 365000
Title Hydrological analysis for meeting climate change effects and European Water Framework Directive targets
Author(s) Querner, E.P.; Mulder, H.M.
Source Journal of Water and Land Development 11 (2007). - ISSN 1429-7426 - p. 59 - 69.
Department(s) Alterra - Centre for Water and Climate
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2007
Keyword(s) landgebruik - waterzuivering - helofytenfilters - oppervlaktewater - kaderrichtlijn water - achterhoek - land use - water treatment - artificial wetlands - surface water - water framework directive
Categories Hydrology
Abstract The very wet conditions of recent years in Europe have made it clear that measures will have to be taken in this century to prevent flooding. The question is how to manage groundwater in order to reduce the anticipated increased hydrological risk. Furthermore the surface water quality in the Netherlands is insufficient to meet the standards of the Water Framework Directive. The required improvements are difficult to reach, because the diffuse loads of nutrients from agricultural land can not be easily reduced. An experimental evidence on a practical scale is lacking and therefore in the woodland area of Lankheet in the eastern part of the Netherlands, 3 ha has been planted with reeds to purify the river water.
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