Turkish

TR2011/0327.21-05-01-001
TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR
THE CONVERSION OF RIVER BASIN ACTION PLANS INTO RIVER BASIN MANAGEMENT PLANS

COMPONENTS

Inception phase

1.1Review of the current situation

1.1.1Gap analysis between River Basin Protection Action Plans and Master Plans of DSI, other relevant plansand the WFD river basin management plans

1.1.2Analysis of the state of the art for the execution of actions from the National Implementation Plan for WFD

1.1.3Organization of the further work among the basins, establishment of basin working groups, and common working groups with Bulgaria and Greece for Meriç-Ergene Basin

1.2Inception report

1.2.1Drafting an inception report

1.3Awareness raising campaign on a national scale

1.3.1Holding a Kick-off meeting to raise the awareness of the public and all stakeholders

Characterization of the river basins and significant water management issues

2.1Study visit to an EU member state to evaluate their experience with Article 5 Report including the significant water management issues

2.1.1Carrying out a study visit to an EU member state on river basin management planning with specific focus on article 5 reports and the significant water management issues.

2.2Organization of a transboundary cooperation meeting in the Meriç-Ergene River basin

2.2.1Holding a transboundary cooperation meeting in the Meriç-Ergene river basin and a training workshop on transboundary cooperation

2.3Characterization Report

2.3.1Review of the delineation of the river basin districts

2.3.2Analyze physical and geological aspects of the river basin districts as well as climate and hydrology (water budget)

2.3.3Review the delineated water bodies and typology (surface water bodies) and delineate groundwater bodies and review the categories, classes and types of water bodies

2.3.4Define significant flow and abstraction of significant quantities of groundwater, identification of significant and sustained upward trends and define starting points for trend reversals

2.3.5Analyze the pressures on water bodies, including point sources, diffuse source pressures and hydro morphological pressures

2.3.6Carry out an economic analysis of water use, cost recovery ratios (including financial, environmental and resource costs) and develop a baseline scenario

2.3.7Define the protected areas

2.3.8Define the significant water management issues

2.3.9Carry out a provisional risk analysis for all water bodies of not achieving the environmental objectives

2.3.10Make the draft article 5 reports for each of the four river basin

2.4Definition of agglomerations in line with the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive

2.4.1Review of agglomerations in line with the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive

2.5Analysis of required and available data and the collection of required data

2.5.1Analysis of data requirements for making RBMPs and collection of required data, data requirements analysis report

2.6Public Information and Consultation including a public awareness campaign

2.6.1Ensuring public information and consultation for the timetable, work program, article 5 reports and significant water management issues reports by way of 4 basin scale stakeholder meetings and 1 national stakeholders meeting

2.6.2Make the final version of the article 5 reports and significant water management issues reports

2.7Capacity Building

2.7.1Providing training to governors/staff from governorates

2.7.2Providing training workshops on the delineation of surface water bodies and ground water bodies, identification of typologies, analysis of pressures and impacts(including hydromorphological pressures)

Monitoring

3.1Study visit to an EU member state to evaluate their experience with monitoring

3.1.1Carrying out a study visit toan EU Member State on river basin management planning with specific focus on monitoring

3.2Preliminary steps for monitoring

3.2.1Inventory of the present monitoring systems as for location of sampling stations, parameters, frequency of monitoring, analytical methods, quality systems and data management - to be executed during the inception phase

3.2.2Gap analysis of the present monitoring systems by comparing the location of sampling stations, parameters, frequency of monitoring, analytical methods, quality systems and data management with the WFD

3.2.3Review of the determination of surface water and groundwater monitoring station for surveillance, operational, investigative and protected areas monitoring network

3.2.4Review of the determination of relevant substances per River Basin

3.2.5Determination of parameters and frequencies to be monitored at each monitoring station. Standardized sampling protocols. Monitoring Strategy

3.3Sampling, analysis and metrics

3.3.1Sampling and analysis of hydro-morphological quality elements

3.3.2Sampling and analysis of chemical and general physico-chemical parameters, relevant substances and priority substances

3.3.3Sampling, analysis and metrics of biological quality elements of surface water bodies

3.3.4Sampling and analysis of groundwater bodies (qualitative and quantitative)

3.3.5Quality assurance and quality control

3.4Evaluation of monitoring results

3.4.1Review of existing EQSs and the determination of missing EQS’s for specific pollutants

3.4.2Assessment of biological status

3.4.3Assessment of physico-chemical and chemical status

3.4.4Assessment of hydromorphological status

3.4.5Determination of threshold values for groundwater bodies and Assessment of quantitative and chemical status for each groundwater body

3.5Final status classification of all water bodies

3.5.1Final status classification of all water bodies

3.6Monitoring report

3.6.1Final Monitoring Report for surface waters and groundwaters

3.6.2Update of the monitoring programmes for Büyük Menderes, Susurluk, Konya and Meriç-Ergene

3.7Transboundary cooperation in the Meriç-Ergene river basin

3.7.1Holding a transboundary cooperation meeting in the Meriç-Ergene river basin

3.8Capacity Building

3.8.1Training on monitoring

Making a Programme of Measures and conversion of the River Basin Protection Action Plans into River Basin Management Plans

4.1Study visit to an EU member state with specific attention to programme of measures and river basin management plans

4.1.1Carrying out a study visit to an EU member state on river basin management planning with specific attention to programme of measures and river basin management plans

4.2Environmental Objectives

4.2.1Setting environmental objectives for all water bodies

4.3Programme of measures

4.3.1Developing programmes of measures

4.3.2Cost effectiveness analysis for all the measures (methodology and CEA database)

4.3.3Identifying exemptions and derogations for specific water bodies

4.3.4Identifying additional objectives in protected areas

4.3.5Draft Program of Measures and economic analysis report

4.4Stakeholder consultation for the draft objectives and the draft programme of measures for the river basin management plans

4.4.1Ensuring public involment for the draft objectives and the draft program of measures for the river basin management plans

4.5Register of related programs, the list of competent authorities and the contact list for the river basin management plans

4.5.1Making a register of related programs, the list of competent authorities and the contact list for the river basin management plans

4.6Draft River Basin Management Plans

4.6.1Make a draft version of the River Basin Management Plans

4.7Stakeholder consultation for the draft versions of the river basin management plans

4.7.1Ensure stakeholder consultation for the draft versions of the river basin management plans

4.8Finalizing the River Basin Management Plans

4.8.1Finalizing the River Basin Management Plans

4.9Guidelines and manuals for river basin management planning

4.9.1Making guidelines and manuals for each chapter of river basin management plans

4.10Capacity Building

4.10.1Training on determination of environmental objectives, cost-effectiveness analysis, exemptions, programme of measures, and public information and consultation, determination of discharge standards by derivation from EQSs

4.11Transboundary cooperation meeting in the Meriç-Ergene river basin on the environmental objectives and programme of measures

4.11.1Holding a transboundary cooperation meetings in the Meriç-Ergene river basin on the environmental objectives and programme of measures

Water Information Systems

5.1 Development of software (data management system) and the operation of the system for the storage, process and analysis of collected monitoring data

5.1.1Development of data management tools (databases) and the storage of collected data, compatible with the national water information system of the Ministry

5.2GIS Mapping

5.2.1GIS Mapping

5.3Modeling

5.3.1Water Management Decision Support Systems (DSS). AQUATOOL.

5.3.2IMPRESS models. GEOIMPRESS

5.3.3Predictive biological models. RIVPACs.

5.3.4Tools for cost-effectiveness analysis

5.3.5Other auxiliary models

5.3.6Draft modelling analysis report

5.4Capacity building

5.4.1Training workshops on modeling and the use of existing models

5.5Internship

5.5.1Executing an internship on modelling in Spain

Update of the National Implementation Plan for the Water Framework Directive, Legal Gap Analysis and Training Programmes

6.1Updated National Implementation Plan for the Water Framework Directive

6.1.1Updating the National Implementation Plan for the Water Framework Directive

6.2Drafting a legal text for transposing the EQS Directive

6.2.1Review of the By-law on Surface Water Quality Management in view of the Directive on Environmental Quality Standards

6.3Legal gap analysis

6.3.1Updating the legal and institutional gap analysis from the Twinning project ‘Capacity Building support to the water sector in Turkey’

6.4International conference on river basin management in Turkey

6.4.1Organizing an international conference on river basin management in Turkey

6.5Training Programme for the other river basins in Turkey

6.5.1Preparing and implementing a training programme for staff of the other 21 Turkish river basins on river basin management planning

6.6Final Project Report

6.6.1Final project report

This Publication has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of the Consortium led by Tragsatec and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union.