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WFD: European Parliamentarians plea for sanctions

Veronica Manfredi visited the European Parliament. Photo: EU.

Do not change the Water Framework Directive (WFD), preserve the level of ambition and don’t be too gentle to the Member States that don’t comply to the directive. Some parliamentarians even plead for sanctions during a meeting with European...

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WWF: Poor water management in Europe aggravates drought

Estimated occurrence of droughts in Europe (2014-2017). Image: WWF Water Risk Filter.

Poor management of rivers, lakes, wetlands and groundwater of EU Member States is worsening the impacts of drought. Sixty per cent of Europe’s water bodies currently fail to meet the good status that is required according...

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