The EU Water Conference was held in Vienna in late September. The aim was to review progress on the implementation of EU water legislation. The event made the case for more integrated water management and found that the overall picture of Europe’s waters today is mixed. Much more needs to be done to achieve the objectives […]

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Environment Agency ‘ Water is a precious resource that we can’t live without; from supplying drinking water and supporting fisheries, to providing an essential resource to business and agriculture, and a source of recreation. Water pollution and drought threaten these things. Therefore it is critical that our rivers, lakes, estuaries, coastal areas, wetlands and groundwater are managed […]

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Editorial Containment News – September 2018   Two years on from the vote to leave the EU the lack of clarity on even the most basic elements of the uncoupling are not comforting for the potential impact leaving will have on our environmental regulations.  Initial fears of a ‘bonfire’ of environmental legislation and ‘watered down’ regulations have eased somewhat, […]

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