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European Pollution Laws & Environmental Regulations Protection of groundwater against pollution and deterioration. Directive 2006/118/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on  the protection of groundwater against pollution and deterioration. http://eur­lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod! DocNumber&lg=en&type_doc=Directive&an_doc=2006&nu_doc=118 

Water Framework Directive  (List I of Directive 80/68/EEC) Establishes a legal framework for the provision sufficient quantities of good quality water across  Europe. It requires EU member states to aim to achieve "good ecological and chemical status" in all  water bodies (both groundwater and surface water) by 2015.  http://eur­lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod! DocNumber&lg=en&type_doc=Directive&an_doc=1980&nu_doc=68

Drinking water directive Sets out standards to make drinking water safe for human consumption. http://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/water­drink/index_en.html

Water Act 2003 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2003/37/contents Directive 2008/105/EC of European Parliament and Council on environmental quality standards  in the field of water policy http://eur­lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:32008L0105:EN:NOT

Water Framework Directive Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2000  establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy http://eur­lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:32000L0060:EN:NOT

Discharge of dangerous substances (Directive 76/464/EEC)


http://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/water­dangersub/index.htm#disc Council Directive on pollution caused by discharges of certain dangerous substances (Directive  76/464/EEC) http://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/water­dangersub/76_464.htm

The Groundwater Directive 2006/118/EC has been developed in response to the requirements of Article 17 of the Water  Framework Directive http://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/water­framework/groundwater.html

Pesticides Directive 91/414/EEC http://eur­lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexapi!prod! CELEXnumdoc&lg=EN&numdoc=31991L0414&model=guichett Directive on European Quality Standards in the Field of Water Policy and Amending Directive  2000/60/EC  http://eur­lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:32000L0060:EN:NOT

Sewage Sludge Directive Waste Water Treatment Directive 91/271/EEC http://eur­lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:31991L0271:EN:NOT

IPPC Directive (Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control)  2008/1/EC http://europa.eu/legislation_summaries/environment/waste_management/l28045_en.htm

Bathing Water Directives (76/160/EEC and 2006/7/EC) http://eur­lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:31976L0160:EN:HTML

EC Freshwater Fish Directive (2006/44/EC) http://eur­lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2006:264:0020:0031:EN:pdf

Council Directive concerning urban waste­water treatment  91/271/EEC of 21 May 1991


http://eur足lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:31991L0271:EN:NOT

European Pollution Laws  

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