Activities

EU Commission: Study supporting the revision of the EU Drinking Water Directive

European Drinking Water actively supported the studies on the revision of the EU Drinking Water Directive: in particular, the ECORYS study and the WRc study on materials and products in contact with drinking water (art. 10 of the DWD).

The final report of the "Study on materials in contact with drinking water" was published in March 2017.

Cost impact studies

Effects of Article 10 of the EU Drinking Water Directive on test and certification costs for products in contact with drinking water.

 

The German EDW member association figawa initiated a cost impact study.

Read the full study report.

Conferences

On behalf of EDW, members give lectures on the harmonisation activities for products and materials in contact with drinking water and participate in discussions on the topic.

For example:

  • "The issue of mutual recognition": CEIR congress "European Congress of the Taps & Valves Industry", June 9th 2017. Event details here.
  • "Is mutual recognition functioning well for businesses?": EU Commission's conference "Single Market for products: Fresh ideas to unleash the full potential", June 17th 2016. Event details here