Publications

River basin management planning publications

This page provides a full list of RBMP publications listed in order from the most recent to the earliest work.

DatePublication
2015

River basin management plans: 2015 update

The river basin management plan for the Scotland river basin district: 2015 - 2027 (2.8mb)

Appendices to the river basin management plan for the Scotland river basin district 2015 - 2027 (1.43mb)

The river basin management plan for the Solway Tweed river basin district: 2015 update (1.6mb)

Appendices to the 2015 update to the river basin management plan for the Solway Tweed river basin district (1.29mb)

2015

Public consultations to inform the development of the second river basin management plans

A public consultation to inform the development of the second river basin management plan for the Scotland river basin district (7.3mb)

Digest of consultation responses Scotland (158kb)

A public consultation to inform the development of the second river basin management plan for the Solway Tweed river basin district (6.7mb)

Digest of consultation responses Solway Tweed (125kb)

2014

Strategic Environmental Assessment screening reports

SEPA has determined that the revision to the Scotland RBMP for the second cycle does not require a Strategic Environmental Assessment. The screening reports are available:

Scotland Strategic Environmental Assessment screening report

Solway Tweed Strategic Environmental Assessment screening report

2014

Current condition and challenges for the future

Current condition and challenges for the future: Scotland basin district (462kb)

Current condition and challenges for the future: Solway Tweed river basin district (462kb)

Inventory of emissions report (585kb)

Digest of consultation responses Scotland (42.3kb)

Digest of consultation responses Solway Tweed (123kb)

2013

Working together to protect and improve Scotland’s water environment: Getting Involved in developing the second river basin plan (3563kb)

Digest to consultation responses Scotland (116kb)

Working together to protect and improve the Solway Tweed water environment: Getting Involved in developing the second river basin plan (1073kb)

Digest to consultation response Solway Tweed (116kb)

2013

Managing Invasive Non-Native Species in Scotland’s Water Environment: A supplementary plan to the river basin management plan (482kb)

A summary of local actions (363kb)

2013

Improving the physical condition of Scotland’s water environment: A supplementary plan for the river basin management plans (4.7mb)

Digest of consultation responses (295kb)

2013 Tackling the challenges for Scotland’s water environment (80kb)
2013

Measures reports

Delivering the programme of measures in the first river basin management plan: A progress report for the Scotland river basin district 2012. (307kb)

Delivering the programme of measures in the first river basin management plan: A progress report for the Solway Tweed river basin district 2012. (1.04mb)

2012 Rural diffuse pollution plan for Scotland (748kb)
2009

Scotland river basin management plan

Summary of the Scotland Plan (4.6mb)

Chapter 1 – State of the water environment (2.9mb)
Appendices (6.1mb)

Chapter 2 - Environmental objectives (5.8mb)
Appendices (696kb)

Chapter 3 – Achieving the environmental objectives (2.4mb)
Appendices (93kb)

Chapter 4 – Heavily Modified and Artificial Water Bodies (4.7mb)
Appendices (90kb)

Chapter 5 – Protected Areas (4.3mb)
Appendices (167kb)

Competent authorities – Annex 1 (596kb)
Consultation and engagement – Annex 2 (191kb)
Cost Recovery - Annex 3 (112kb)

Scotland river basin district strategic environmental assessment (563kb)

Scotland river basin district appropriate assessment (470kb)

2009

2009 Solway Tweed river basin management pan

Summary of the Solway Tweed plan (3.6mb)

Chapter 1 – State of the water environment (1.4mb)
Appendices (691kb)

Chapter 2 - Environmental objectives (3.6mb)
Appendices A and B (489kb)
Appendix c (1.2mb)

Chapter 3 – Achieving the environmental objectives (2.7mb)
Appendices (445kb)

Chapter 4 – Heavily Modified and Artificial Water Bodies (2.4mb)

Chapter 5 – Protected areas (2.7mb)
Appendices (420kb)

Competent authorities – Annex 1 (1.1mb)

Consultation and engagement – Annex 2 (452kb)

Cost recovery - Annex 3 (431kb)

Solway Tweed river basin district strategic environmental assessment (827kb)

Solway Tweed river basin district appropriate assessment (784kb)

Solway Tweed river basin district habitat regulation appraisal (1.6mb)

2009 - 2011

Area management plans

Argyll and Lochaber (1.3mb)

Clyde (2.3mb)

Forth (1.9mb)

Orkney and Shetland (868kb)

North East (1.1mb)

North Highland (1.06mb)

Tay (1.04mb)

Tweed (975kb)

Solway (1.2mb)

West Highland (1.4mb)

2009

Summary of responses to draft River basin plan Scotland (618kb)

Summary of responses to draft River basin plan Solway Tweed (814kb)

2008

Draft River basin management plans Scotland (2.1mb)

Draft River basin management plans Solway Tweed (1.9mb)

2007

Significant water management issues (SWMI) reports

Significant water management issue in the Scotland river basin district (1.85mb)

An introduction to the significant water management issues in the Scotland river basin district (882kb)

An interim overview of the significant water management issues in the Solway tweed river basin district (1.15mb)

Responses received to the significant water management issues consultation – Scotland (271kb)

2005

Characterisation and impacts analysis

Characterisation and impacts analyses required by Article 5 of the Water Framework Directive - Scotland river basin district (229kb)

An economic analysis of water use in the Scotland river basin district (501kb)

Characterisation and impacts analyses required by Article 5 of the Water Framework Directive - Solway Tweed river basin district (232kb)

Solway Tweed river basin characterisation: An economic analysis of water use (725kb)

2005

River basin planning strategies

River basin planning strategy for the Scotland river basin district (1.56mb)

River basin planning framework for the Solway Tweed river basin district  (1.25mb)

Digest of responses (547kb)

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