WFD - Annex II - 2.4. Review of the impacts of changes in groundwater levels
Member States shall also identify those bodies of groundwater for which lower objectives are to be specified
under Article 4 including as a result of consideration of the effects of the status of the body on:
(i) surface water and associated terrestrial ecosystems
(ii) water regulation, flood protection and land drainage
(iii) human development.
(see Annex II 2.4. Review of the impacts of changes in groundwater levels - L327/30)