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Drinking water - Position papers

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pdf Water and Agriculture May2017

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Water and Agriculture May2017

Water and agriculture are essential for life. However, agriculture increasingly affects the quantity and the quality of drinking water resources. EurEau insists on the proper implementation EU legislation so as to protect health and the environment.

pdf Glyphosate September2016

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Glyphosate September2016
Glyphosate is routinely found in raw water resources across Europe. We support measures taken to control the concentrations of this chemical in surface waters and in urban run-off. It is vital that consumers across Europe have access to safe drinking water. We need access to clean water resources that are free from contaminants such as microplastics and micropollutants. This protects the environment, and consumers from additional costs.

pdf Making the Right to water and sanitation reality Europe September2016

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Making the Right to water and sanitation reality Europe September2016
Note: this is actually a briefing note The UN officially acknowledged the human right to water and sanitation. To realise this right, water and sanitation must be available, accessible, affordable, acceptable, and safe. EurEau members provide consumers with water that meet some of the world’s strictest standards, every day. Pricing policies and affordability mechanisms play a fundamental role in this.

pdf Shale Gas May2016

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Shale Gas May2016
The EU must do more to minimise the impacts of the exploration for and extraction of unconventional onshore hydrocarbons on water and waste water services. We need access to clean water resources that are free from contaminants. This protects the environment, and consumers from additional costs.

pdf Surface Water resources May 2016

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Surface Water resources May 2016
Protecting surface water sources from contamination is vital for ensuring a supply of clean and safe drinking water for us now and for our future generations. EurEau insists on the proper implementation EU legislation so as to protect health and the environment

pdf Source Control for Micropollutants May2016

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Source Control for Micropollutants May2016
Micropollutants can directly or indirectly enter the water cycle through many means. Once in the water cycle, they can pose a risk to drinking water resources and aquatic ecosystems. We want to prevent contaminants from entering the water cycle in the first place. If this is not possible, EurEau insists on the proper implementation EU legislation so as to protect health, the environment and protect consumers from additional costs.

pdf Contribution to the European Commissions Strategic Approach on Veterinary Pharmaceuticals in the Environment October2015

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Contribution to the European Commissions Strategic Approach on Veterinary Pharmaceuticals in the Environment October2015
Pharmaceuticals can end up in the water cycle. EurEau believes that good agricultural practices should be promoted and incentivised to reduce the amount of pharmaceuticals in the environment and protect water resources. We want to prevent contaminants from entering the water cycle in the first place. If this is not possible, EurEau insists on the proper implementation EU legislation so as to protect health, the environment and protect consumers from additional costs.

pdf Groundwater protection October2014

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Groundwater protection October2014
Protecting groundwater sources from contamination is vital for ensuring a supply of clean and safe drinking water for us now and for our future generations. EurEau insists on the proper implementation EU legislation so as to protect health and the environment

pdf Comments DWD draft Annex II final September2014

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Comments DWD draft Annex II final September2014
Access to clean water is essential for our health. EurEau members provide consumers with water that meet some of the world’s strictest standards, every day.

pdf Pharmaceuticals May2014

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Pharmaceuticals May2014
Pharmaceuticals products are essential to our society’s health and their use is likely to increase in the future due to a growing ageing population. We want to prevent pharmaceuticals from entering the water cycle in the first place. If this is not possible, EurEau insists on the proper implementation EU legislation so as to protect health, the environment and protect consumers from additional costs.

pdf Statement on the right to water February2014

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Statement on the right to water February2014
Water is life. EurEau members provide consumers with water that meet some of the world’s strictest standards, every day. Pricing policies and affordability mechanisms play a fundamental role in this.

pdf CAPBlueingmeasures March2013

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CAPBlueingmeasures March2013
Protecting water sources from contamination is vital for ensuring a supply of clean and safe drinking water for us now and for our future generations. EurEau insists on the proper implementation EU legislation so as to protect health and the environment.

pdf CAP February2013

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CAP February2013
Agriculture and water are interrelated: there is an undeniably strong link between agricultural activities and the water sector on the other. Protecting water sources from contamination is vital for ensuring a supply of clean and safe drinking water for us now and for our future generations. EurEau insists on the proper implementation EU legislation so as to protect health and the environment.

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