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  With a goal of sustainability by 2021, Estonia is studying its public water supply and waste water services to find its most effective operations Since Estonia’s re-independence in 1991, development and investment in the water sector has been mainly subsidy driven. In the 1990s, subsidies for water infrastructure were still small. In addition, the… » read more

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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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