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Sunscreens release metals and nutrients into seawater
15 Aug 2019
'Unprecedented' wave of legal action over nature, air and water legislation breaches
Several governments are on their way to court and others have been given final warnings over breaches to a raft of EU environmental legislation ..
25 Jul 2019
EU detergents rules have 'positive impact' on environment
EU rules on detergent products have significantly reduced their impact on the environment, a European Commission report concludes ..
10 Jul 2019
Mapped: 2018 EU bathing water quality
How clean is the water at your favourite beach? Click through to view an interactive map with details of the quality of the EU's 21,000 ..
10 Jun 2019
Over 85% of European bathing sites rated as excellent for water quality
6 Jun 2019
Berlin calls for ‘vigorous’ application of existing EU water pollution limits
Germany has “made it clear” that it does not want any changes to the EU's Water Framework Directive at an informal meeting of environment ministers ..
22 May 2019
Campaigners denounce 'industry move' to reverse clean water limits
Environmental groups have accused industry groups of lobbying to reverse aspects of the EU’s Water Framework Directive ..
16 May 2019
Contaminants in Europe's Seas - EEA report
15 May 2019
Presence of suspected endocrine disrupting pesticides in France's surface water mapped (French)
17 Apr 2019
Screening of pesticides and veterinary drugs in small streams in the European Union
9 Apr 2019
CJEU opinion: Individuals can force action on nitrates
Individuals and public bodies affected by nitrate pollution in their groundwater can require national authorities to strengthen action plans to tackle the problem, according to ..
29 Mar 2019
MEPs approve tighter rules on drinking water pollutants
EU lawmakers endorsed on Thursday a legislative proposal aimed at tightening maximum limits for pollutants in drinking water ..
28 Mar 2019
Antibiotics in water and the risk of drug-resistant bacteria
26 Mar 2019
Waste & Resources,Pollution
Small industrial installations a big problem for EU waters
Smaller industrial facilities may exert greater pressure on European waters than the larger installations covered by the EU Industrial Emissions Directive ..
20 Mar 2019
375,000+ citizens tell the European Commission “Hands off our water law!”
13 Mar 2019
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