MLG setting of WFD implementation.

European Union frameworkSupranational levelPolicy-formulation and agenda-setting
Transpose legislation, adapt structurally to meet EU benchmarks and indicators
National levelProvide legislative setting and take responsibility for overall outcome
MELUR (competent authority, responsible for implementation in SH, process organizer)
LANU (technological and scientific know-how)
Planning Group (WFD implementation)
Federal levelManagement of implementation processes, normative and strategic guidance, propose concrete management plans
River-Basin Advisory BoardRiver-basinCoordination between different stakeholder groups with a vested interest in the policy outcome
34 Working GroupsRegion within the river-basinDiscuss and implement measures

Source: Own depiction (Bruns 2010, p. 152ff).