Water Environmental Quality Standards Directive
Directive 2008/105/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008 on environmental quality standards in the field of water policy, amending and subsequently repealing Council Directives 82/176/EEC, 83/513/EEC, 84/156/EEC, 84/491/EEC, 86/280/EEC and amending Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council
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