Welcome to the study supporting
the revision of the EU Drinking Water Directive

The European Commission has requested experts from Ecorys, Alterra, Acteon and REC to conduct the Review of the EU Drinking Water Directive (EU DWD). The main objective of the study is to evaluate the EU DWD and assess its impact on health- and information regarding water quality in the European Union.
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The second stakeholder consultation regarding a possible revision of the EU DWD held on the 8th of December was a succes according to stakeholders. With a total of 60 participants, from various backgrounds and countries, most stakeholders could express their interest and views of how to go forward. During the day the study team and participants worked close together to further select and define policy options, which are seen as most important for a possible revision.

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For any comments, questions or suggestions, please contact us at the following email address: safe2drink@ecorys.com

  • 02/2014

    Draft analysis public consultations

  • 02/2014

    Inception report

  • 07/2015

    Draft interim report evaluation

  • 12/2015

    Final report Evaluation

  • 05/2016

    Final report Impact Assessment