SCOTTISH ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (SEPA) are the statutory agency for regulation and protection of the environment. They will be one of the competent authorities responsible for implementation of the Water Framework Directive.
http://www.sepa.org.uk/
SNIFFER (Scotland and Northern Ireland Forum for Environmental Research) is a company limited by guarantee with charitable status that directs and manages research in water, waste, air and the environment. The current membership of SNIFFER is EHS, SEPA, FC, SNH, and the Scottish Executive.
http://www.sniffer.org.uk/
     
   
  THAMES WATER UTILITIES LTD are responsible for water and waste treatment in the Thames river basin. They have a keen interest in developing sustainable water resource strategies for the future.
http://www.thameswater.co.uk/
  WWF, the conservation organisation, is a registered charity headquartered in Switzerland. WWF's mission is to stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature by conserving the world's biodiversity; ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable; and promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.

WWF's European Freshwater Programme is the Wise Use of Floodplains partner. This Programme aims to conserve and restore the functions and integrity of freshwater ecosystems for the benefit of all life."
http://www.panda.org/europe/freshwater
       
   



 
    Wise Use of Floodplains Project
Email : floodplains@rspb.org.uk