Start of new service contract for the European Commission /

Jožef Stefan Institute, TEA SISTEMI and IEI will provide assessment of national transposition and implementation of the EURATOM drinking water directive 2013/51/Euratom for the European Commission Directorate-General for Energy. The project is coordinated by the Department of Environmental Sciences and will last 18 months.

The aim of the project is to assist the European Commission in monitoring and evaluating Member States’ activities for the transposition and implementation of the EURATOM drinking water directive 2013/51/Euratom and to facilitate the detection of problematic issues, exchange of experiences and resolutions of said issues. This will enable identification of good practices and areas for possible improvement, which will provide European Commission all necessary elements to decide on the completeness and adequacy of transposition and implementation of the Directive 2013/51Euratom in each Member State.

Council Directive 2013/51/Euratom is laying down requirements for the protection of the health of the general public with regard to radioactive substances in water intended for human consumption and represents important document in ensuring human health and protection from radioactive substances.

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2013:296:0012:0021:EN:PDF