MEPs approve deal on tap water and demand that EU water legislation be respected

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The Environment Committee today approved the deal on the drinking water directive and adopted a resolution demanding EU legislation on water be correctly implemented. The agreement with member states on the drinking water directive was approved with 73 votes to 2 and 5 abstentions. […]

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, […]