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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12588

24 October 2020
Contents Publication in full By article 26 / 33
NEWS BRIEFS / Environment
EU Council adopts its position on update of Drinking Water Directive
23/10/2020 (Agence Europe)

23/10/2020 (Agence Europe)A step was taken on 23 October towards setting minimum requirements for tap water quality throughout the EU. The EU Environment Council formally adopted, without debate, its first-reading position on the revision of the 1998 Drinking Water Directive to update it in the interest of health and the environment. The revision was the subject of a political agreement with the European Parliament in December 2019 (see EUROPE B12395A9). The new rules align quality...

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SECTORAL POLICIES
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT PLENARY
SECURITY - DEFENCE
EXTERNAL ACTION
ECONOMY - FINANCE - BUSINESS
EU RESPONSE TO COVID-19
COUNCIL OF EUROPE
NEWS BRIEFS
CALENDAR
CALENDAR EXTRA