The role of digitised information in water safety planning

By |december 28th, 2018|Copernicus, drinking water, Drinking Water Directive, navigation satellites, News|

Digital tools, which provide water utility operators with accurate and timely information, can improve drinking water quality and ensure better water safety planning, experts say. The quality of drinking water currently faces two main challenges: algae...

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Expert: Predictive water management saves costs and the environment

By |december 27th, 2018|drinking water, Drinking Water Directive, News, safe drinking water, sustainable water management, water management|

Predictive management and process optimisation in water utilities mean less usage of chemicals, which results in a positive environmental footprint as well as less operational costs for the industry, an expert told EURACTIV.com.

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Commission official: Water management among Copernicus’ future priorities

By |december 21st, 2018|Copernicus, drinking water, News, water management|

The European Commission aims to make Copernicus, the EU’s earth observation programme, a “top tool” in fighting climate change in the future, which will simultaneously be more involved in policies related to water management, a high-ranking EU official said. “One...

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EU project optimises drinking water quality using space technologies

By |december 20th, 2018|Copernicus, drinking water, Drinking Water Directive, News, satellite navigation, water policy, water pollution|

The use of space technologies could play a crucial role in optimising potable water processing operations in order to achieve higher quality, according to the results of an EU-funded project.

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A new political momentum on water diplomacy in the EU?

By |november 23rd, 2018|access to water, Development Policy, drinking water, News, SDGs|

The conclusions agreed by EU foreign ministers on the importance of water in foreign policy are welcome but must be backed by actions, says Sophie Aujean.

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MEPs must keep water bills from increasing

By |oktober 8th, 2018|drinking water, News|

MEPs must ensure that drinking water remains affordable while protecting public health at the same time, writes Claudia Castell-Exner.

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Drinking water rules cleaned up by MEPs

By |september 13th, 2018|drinking water, Drinking Water Directive, News|

Members of the European Parliament’s environment committee voted on Monday (10 September) to update drinking water rules to remove pollutants from what comes out of our taps. But they have also been criticised for striking a blow against transparency.

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EU countries call for strict health rules on ‘water contact materials’

By |junij 26th, 2018|drinking water, Drinking Water Directive, News, plastic pipes, Plastic Strategy, safe drinking water, water|

An overwhelming majority of member states have voiced support for stricter EU rules on drinking water, saying the same level of safety should apply to products coming in contact with water as for those coming in contact with food.

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How Europe can make its water sector energy neutral

By |februar 8th, 2018|drinking water, Drinking Water Directive, News, waste water, water, Water Framework Directive|

The new EU Drinking Water Directive could be the tool to reduce water losses, cut energy consumption and deliver better quality of water, writes Mads Warming.

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Increased drugs’ use threatens aquatic environment, report says

By |september 25th, 2017|drinking water, environmental safety, News, safe drinking water, water, water drainage, water pollution|

The steady ageing of Europe's population will result in an increased consumption of medicines, which will consequently lead to higher concentrations of pharmaceutical residues in the aquatic environment and pose potential threats to public health, a ne...

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