Parliament supports plans to improve quality of tap water and cut plastic litter

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs backed plans to improve consumers’ trust in tap water, which is much cheaper and cleaner for the environment than bottled water, on Thursday. MEPs propose to tighten the maximum limits for certain pollutants such as lead (to be reduced by half), harmful bacteria, […]

Drinking water: new plans to improve tap water quality and cut plastic litter

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs backed plans on Tuesday to improve consumers’ trust in drinking water from the tap, which is much cheaper and cleaner for the environment compared to bottled water. The legislation tightens the maximum limits for certain pollutants such as lead (to be reduced by […]

Drinking water: new plans to improve tap water quality and cut plastic litter

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. EU countries should promote universal access to clean water for all in the EU, said the Environment Committee on Monday. The legislation tightens the maximum limits for certain pollutants such as lead (to be reduced by half), PFAS, harmful bacteria, and introduces new caps […]