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CPES: When will we see better UK water quality?

As a member of the UK Priority Substances Stakeholder Group, Cancer Prevention and Education Society (CPES) recently submitted comments to the Science and technology Committee (Commons) Inquiry into Water Quality which gathers evidence as to whether or not the UK should implement the EU Water Framework Directive.

CPES described how water quality is a serious environmental issue in the UK, with half of UK water treatment works releasing effluent containing priority chemicals exceeding existing or proposed EU standards.

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Originally posted on 14 March 2013

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