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 DWD evaluation and impact assessment of selected Policy Options have been completed and can be accessed on the appropriate pages. The Commission will take findings of the study into account prior to drafting their proposal for revision of the EU DWD with the aim to ensure safe provision of drinking water in all EU Member States now and in future years.

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

  • 02/2014

    Inception report

  • 07/2015

    Draft interim report evaluation

  • 12/2015

    Final report Evaluation

  • 03/2017

    Final report Impact Assessment

  • Ecorys publishes report on drinking water affordability

    Drinking water affordability