Tag Archives: Drinking water

Spanish institute charts levels of trihalomethanes in drinking water

The average concentration of trihalomethanes per country. Source: IS Global.

New research analyses the presence of trihalomethanes in tap water in 26 European countries. Trihalomethanes are formed unintendedly as a by-product when chlorine is used to disinfect drinking water. According to the large-scale study led by the...

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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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