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Directive 2000/60/EC establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy

Directive 2000 60 EC on waterAlso known as EU Water Directive

What is the aim of the directive?

  • It sets out rules to halt deterioration in the status of EU water bodies and achieve ‘good status’ for Europe's rivers, lakes and groundwater by 2015.
  • Specifically, this includes: protecting all forms of water; restoring the ecosystems in and around these bodies of water; reducing pollution in water bodies; guaranteeing sustainable water usage by individuals and businesses.
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