This Directive lays down environmental quality standards (EQS) for priority substances and certain other pollutants as provided for in Article 16 of the Directive 2000/60/EC, with the aim of achieving good surfacewater chemical status in accordance with the provisions and objectives of Article 4 of that Directive.
No specific provisions
Member States monitoring and reporting activities MS shall apply the EQS laid down in Part A of Annex I to this Directive for bodies of surface water.MS shall apply the EQS for bodies of surface water in accordance with the requirements laid down in Part B of Annex I. (Art. 3 (1)) MS Inventory of emissions, discharges and losses. (Art. 5) On the basis of the information collected in accordance with Articles 5 and 8 of Directive 2000/60/EC/, under Regulation (EC) No 166/2006 and other available data, MS shall establish an inventory, including maps, if available, of emissions, discharges and losses of all priority substances and pollutants listed in Part A of Annex I to this Directive.
Relevant product types
No referenced data included
Yes Directive 2000/60/EC
Obligations based on CLP hazard class
Obligations based on properties of concerns
Not in the current Directive 2008/105/EC; included in the Commission proposal COM (2011) 876.
EU-level occupational exposure limits
EU-level emission limit values
Yes, Annex I: Environmental quality standards for priority substances and certain other pollutants
Substance-centric data source(s) at the EU level
Industry submission system in place
Format for industry submission
DG ENV and Member States
DIRECTIVE 2013/39/EU OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 12 August 2013
- Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive
Council Directive 91/271/EEC of 21 May 1991 concerning urban waste-water treatment
- 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
- Water for Human Consumption Directive
Council Directive 98/83/EC of 3 November 1998 on the quality of water intended for human consumption