The Water Framework Directive is a piece of European legislation that states that all UK waterbodies (rivers, lakes, seas) must be in ‘good ecological status’ by 2027.
|Waterbody||Overall Waterbody Classification||Reasons for Failure||Hydromorphological Supporting Elements
||Supporting Elements (Surface Water)|
|Lea from Luton Hoo Lakes to Hertford||Moderate||Phosphate (Poor)||Hydrological Regime||Supports Good||Not Assessed|
|Lee Navigation (Hertford to Fieldes Weir)||Moderate||Macrophytes and Phytobenthos Combined (Moderate)||Hydrological Regime||Does Not Support Good||Mitgation Measures Assessment (Moderate or Less)|