EEA standard re-use policy: unless otherwise indicated, re-use of content on the EEA website for commercial or non-commercial purposes is permitted free of charge, provided that the source is acknowledged (http://www.eea.europa.eu/legal/copyright). Copyright holder: European Environment Agency (EEA).
Surface water bodies in unknown status are not included in calculating the percentage of poor chemical status. RBDs with high proportion (more than 80 %) of water bodies with unknown chemical status are hatched.
When shopping for a new washing machine, look for an energy-efficient model that uses the least amount of water. To find out more, visit the Eco-Label web-site that lists energy-efficient appliances:
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