Water Framework Directive - Lake Waterbodies

'WFD Lake Waterbodies’ is a polygon Shapefile dataset defining lake waterbodies for the implementation of the Water Framework Directive. Article 2, clause 5 of the WFD defines them as ‘…a body of standing inland surface water’. There is data on the physical characteristics, risk, classification and proposed objectives that can be linked to waterbodies by their unique identifiers. Artificial and modified lake waterbodies are included within this dataset, however, generally only lakes above > 50 hectares were assessed under the WFD except for lakes in protected areas, where a minimum of 5.0ha was used. Lakes below this threshold are not included within this dataset unless allocated as Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) as supplied by Natural England.

Each waterbody has been assigned ‘EA_WB_ID’, which is a unique identifier that enables a link to WFD attributes.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

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