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The all-encompassing Water Framework Directive might be failing to meet its demanding objectives but the quality of our water environment is on the rise       The Water Framework Directive (WFD; 2000/60/ EC) is the European Union’s overarching framework for water policy. It obliges Member States to achieve water quality goals by 2015. The… » read more

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Europe needs a strategic approach to combating micropollutants, tackling the problem at source. Further EU legislation is required         Pharmaceuticals, pesticides, cosmetics and many other daily products contain chemical substances produced by man. When we use them, they end up in the environment and particularly in our surface waters as micropollutants. These… » read more

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Developing fresh approaches to managing future water challenges is critical to a cleaner, greener, better-value tomorrow Often people think of new products when the word ‘innovation’ is mentioned, thus giving into the myth that innovation is only about ‘new goods’. But this is not necessarily so. New products are a small part of the picture.… » read more

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Water Matters

  Water matters. It is essential to life, the environment and to the economy. Ensuring water availability is, therefore, essential to generating and sustaining social and economic prosperity. Water is at the heart of all policies because it is the most important shared resource. Our sector provides clean, safe and reliable drinking water to our… » read more

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