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10-Apr-2013: The phone number for the Eionet Helpdesk has been retired. The email address is still the same. 

1-Mar-2012: Dataset, tables and elements now have short URLs without question marks. It is called Resource Oriented Architecture.

The data dictionary contains detailed information on the content, format and structure of each water data set: rivers, lakes, groundwater, transitional, coastal and marine waters, and water quantity.

Specifications for each water data set can be downloaded in pdf format from the list above (press the pdf icon). Excel templates and XML schema files can be downloaded from the dataset pages.

Latest released definitions

XML schema Water Framework Directive 2016 21 June 2016
Vocabulary AQD - Air Quality Pollutants 16 June 2016
Vocabulary Information society indicator 15 June 2016
Vocabulary Maritime entity (reporting) 14 June 2016
Vocabulary Unit of measure 13 June 2016
Dataset definition Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive reporting under Article 15 25 April 2016
XML schema EU ETS Article 21 questionnaire 1.1.1 25 April 2016
XML schema Flood Directive Schemas 03 March 2016
XML schema MMR Projections 01 March 2016
Dataset definition Evaluation of water quality under the Nitrates Directive. 25 February 2016
Dataset definition Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive reporting under Article 17 22 February 2016
Dataset definition WISE SoE - Water Quality (WISE-4) 12 February 2016

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