water policy

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The EU should deliver healthy and affordable drinking water for all

The EU’s revision of the Drinking Water Directive is the perfect opportunity to ensure that we will all have healthy and affordable drinking water now and for future generations.
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The value of drinking water

Drinking water is essential for life. We all depend on a reliable supply for our homes, workplaces and society.
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Climate change 16-05-2012

Water Efficiency: What role for infrastructure?

The European Commission is expected to issue a 'Blueprint for Safeguarding Europe's Water' in 2012. The aim of this policy initiative is to introduce a 'water-saving culture' in Europe building on the Roadmap to a Resource Efficient Europe. The paper will focus on increasing water savings, emphasising agriculture, water supply infrastructures and buildings.
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Climate change 26-03-2012

World Water Day 2012 – Water Stewardship EURACTIV Workshop

Further to the 2007 European Commission's assessment of water scarcity and drought in the EU, the executive presented a set of policy options to increase water savings and to improve financing in existing sectoral policies. Five years later, the Commission is expected to table a 'Blueprint to Safeguard Europe's Water'. In advance of World Water Day 2012, Fondation EURACTIV is pleased to invite you to a roundtable debate to explore answers to these questions.