Results of the Consultation (Timetable and Work Program)

In December 2006, the River Basin Community Elbe and the Federal States that are part of the Elbe River Basin published, in accordance with art. 14, 1 (a) of the WFD, the timetable and work program as well as information on the consultation measures for the draw up of the management plan. Thereafter, during the consultation procedure, the public was given the opportunity to submit statements on this program to the Federal States or the office of the RBC Elbe by 22 June, 2007. The competent bodies of the Federal States and the office received a total of 45 statements; the majority of which provided input on the participation and the planning of measures.