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Bathing Water Directive

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The efforts of the European Union to ensure clean and healthy bathing waters commenced in the 1970s. The 2006 Bathing Water Directive has the purpose to preserve, protect and improve the quality of the environment and to protect human health. The provisions of the Directive include a number of obligations for Member States, as well as rules generally applicable all across the EU. (EU)

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Directives (European Union)
N/ABathing water
Environmental standards
European Union

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European Community Bathing Waters Directive

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