The Official Journal of the European Commission states that ‘the success of the Water Framework Directive (WFD) relies on close co-operation and coherent action at Community Member State and local level as well as on information, consultation and involvement of the public’. This involvement, enshrined in Article 14 of the WFD, can take many forms such as:
This Information page provides links to activities in the WFD River Basin Districts in the UK and Ireland, including examples of local initiatives and projects which are helping to deliver the objectives of the WFD.
Local young people from South Liverpool share their ideas and views on the Speke Garston Coastal Reserve.
The Young People's Panel was organised by Mersey Waterfront to engage young people in the development of the Coastal Reserve.
Their input was recorded and used by the Mersey Basin Campaign to support funding applications and new landscape designs.
Courtesy of the Mersey Basin Campaign
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