Most of Europe’s bathing waters remain safe

The vast majority of bathing water sites in Europe met the EU’s most stringent ‘excellent’ bathing quality standards in 2023, according to the latest annual Bathing Water report published Tuesday. The figure, which represents 85.4% of the EU’s...

Europe’s drinking water to be safer from 2027

Europe’s drinking water will be safer following the EU Commission’s adoption Tuesday of new minimum hygiene standards for materials and products that come into contact with drinking water. The new standards will apply as of 31 December 2026 to materials...