International Workshop organised by the DG environment of the European Commission

- Pilot River Basins and national case studies

BRUSSELS, JANUARY 28, 2004 Centre Albert Borchette, 36 rue Froissart

OBJECTIVES:

Sharing knowledge and experiences on risk assessment methodologies for groundwater

9H30 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
By Philippe Quevauviller, European Commission, DG Environment

9H40 SESSION 1. OVERVIEW OF AQUIFER POLLUTION VULNERABILITY AND CONTAMINATION RISKS

Chairperson: Johannes Grath

Comparison of risk assessment models used in Europe (Wouter Gevaerts, NICOLE Network)

11H00 SESSION 2: RISK ASSESSMENT APPROACHES IN THE LIGHT OF WFD
Chairperson: Philippe Quevauviller (DG ENV)

12H30 LUNCH

14H00 SESSION 2: RISK ASSESSMENT APPROACHES (CONTINUED)

Chairperson: Philippe Quevauviller (DG ENV)

15H45 QUESTIONS / DISCUSSION

17H15 SESSION 3: ON-GOING RESEARCH

18h00 CONCLUSIONS AND CLOSURE ">

International Workshop DG environment - Risk assessment
for groundwater
International Workshop 
organised by the DG environment of the European Commission 

- Pilot River Basins and national case studies

BRUSSELS, JANUARY 28, 2004 Centre Albert Borchette, 36 rue Froissart

OBJECTIVES:

Sharing knowledge and experiences on risk assessment methodologies for groundwater

9H30 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
By Philippe Quevauviller, European Commission, DG Environment

9H40 SESSION 1. OVERVIEW OF AQUIFER POLLUTION VULNERABILITY AND CONTAMINATION RISKS

Chairperson: Johannes Grath

  • Groundwater pollution risks (Stephen Foster, IAH)
  • Diffuse pollution sources (to be defined)
  • Contaminated sites, point sources and plume assessment (Dietmar Müller, UBA)

Comparison of risk assessment models used in Europe (Wouter Gevaerts, NICOLE Network)

11H00 SESSION 2: RISK ASSESSMENT APPROACHES IN THE LIGHT OF WFD
Chairperson: Philippe Quevauviller (DG ENV)

  • National approaches
12H30 LUNCH

14H00 SESSION 2: RISK ASSESSMENT APPROACHES (CONTINUED)

Chairperson: Philippe Quevauviller (DG ENV)

  • National approaches: examples of case studies
  • Approaches used within the PRB exercise

15H45 QUESTIONS / DISCUSSION

17H15 SESSION 3: ON-GOING RESEARCH

  • Examples of research projects of interest to groundwater risk assessment

18h00 CONCLUSIONS AND CLOSURE

Posted: 03/12/2003 By: Jörg Frauenstein



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