Category Archives: Politics

Europe: Deal on Drinking Water Directive

Public water dispensers will be available to all European citizens. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The European Parliament and the European Council agreed in Strasbourg on a revised Drinking Water Directive on Wednesday 18 December. The European Commission welcomes their decision to improve the quality of drinking water...

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European Commission approves provisional agreement on water reuse

With the new rules treated wastewater may be used for irrigation in all the European Member States. Photo: Water News Europe.

The European Commission agreed the 3d of December with the provisional rules for water reuse in agriculture. Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus...

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Brexit: Johnson wants to skip Water Framework Directive

Johnson on Juncker agreed on 17 October to postpone Brexit to 31 January 2020. Photo: Lejeune Xavier

With elections coming up on 12 December British voters are orientating on different deals to leave the EU. For the water environment the latest proposal of prime minister Johnson can have...

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