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pdf Briefing Note on Microplastics and the Water Sector Popular

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Briefing Note on Microplastics and the Water Sector

Microplastics are widespread and have been found in marine environments, surface water, in soils, in the air we breathe, in some of the food we eat (shellfish, honey, salt), and even in beer. The number of microplastic particles in groundwater is deemed to be negligible. The potential impact of microplastics on public health and ecosystems is a growing public concern and has been high on the agenda of decision makers for some time. With growing global use of (micro-)plastics, their release to the environment is expected to increase. Our briefing note outlines our concerns, and why we want to see more control at source measures. 

pdf Briefing note on Moving Forward on PMT and vPvM Substances Popular

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Briefing note on Moving Forward on PMT and vPvM Substances

Our Briefing Note demonstrates the impact of persistent, mobile and toxic (PMT) and very persistent, very mobile (vPvM) substances on water services and calls for ambitious regulatory measures to restrict their use. EurEau supports the Council’s call for an action plan to phase out PFAS, some of which are PMT/vPvP substances.

pdf Briefing note on Reducing the Energy Footprint of Water Sector Popular

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pdf Briefing Note on Treating Micropollutants at the WWTP Popular

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pdf Drinking Water Directive Plenary vote - EurEau explanatory memorandum Popular

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20181004_FINAL_DWD vote_EurEau explanatory memorandum PLENARY vote_.pdf

Drinking Water Directive Plenary vote - EurEau explanatory memorandum

The European Parliament's vote on the Drinking Water Directive will affect how much consumers pay for their water bills. We want MEPs to vote to save consumers money. 

pdf Briefing note on Water and the Circular Economy Package Popular

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pdf Briefing note - EurEau update on the 3Ts Popular

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pdf Cost recovery and water pricing September2016 Popular

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Cost_recovery_and_water_pricing-September2016.pdf

Cost recovery and water pricing September2016
This briefing summarises different EurEau position papers on cost recovery for water services, water charges, investment capacity and affordability mechanisms. Furthermore the current relevance of the tariff setting is described. The original EurEau papers are referenced in Annex I.

pdf Briefing note on water and the Circular Economy Popular

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20150324_Briefing_on_Water_and_Circular_Economy.pdf

Briefing note on water and the Circular Economy

The water industry has developed many solutions to resource recovery, resource efficiency, water reuse, resource protection, etc… This briefing shows how different actions and initiatives place already the water sector in the heart of the circular economy.

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