Urban drainage and the EU Water Framework Directive \342\200\223 A Swedish perspective

P. Hjorth
Swedish urban water management has traditionally been a self-contained activity with limited objectives. Generally, it has been controlled by standards (related to the conditions at the exit of the outlet pipe) that tend to be uniform all over Sweden. Following the adoption of the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD), urban water management has to become more holistic and fully integrated into drainage basin based water management. WFD introduces a two-pronged approach. It does define some...

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Urban drainage and the EU Water Framework Directive \342\200\223 A Swedish perspective

P. Hjorth
Swedish urban water management has traditionally been a self-contained activity with limited objectives. Generally, it has been controlled by standards (related to the conditions at the exit of the outlet pipe) that tend to be uniform all over Sweden. Following the adoption of the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD), urban water management has to become more holistic and fully integrated into drainage basin based water management. WFD introduces a two-pronged approach. It does define some...

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