River restoration in Spain: theoretical and practical approach in the context of the European water framework directive.

@article{Tnago2012RiverRI,
  title={River restoration in Spain: theoretical and practical approach in the context of the European water framework directive.},
  author={Marta Gonz{\'a}lez Del T{\'a}nago and Diego Garc{\'i}a de Jal{\'o}n and Mercedes Rom{\'a}n},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2012},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={123-39}
}
River restoration is becoming a priority in many countries because of increasing the awareness of environmental degradation. In Europe, the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) has significantly reinforced river restoration, encouraging the improvement of ecological status for water bodies. To fulfill the WFD requirements, the Spanish Ministry of the Environment developed in 2006 a National Strategy for River Restoration whose design and implementation are described in this paper. At the same… CONTINUE READING