Freshwater quality — key message 2

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The Water Framework Directive, the single most important piece of legislation relating to the quality of Europe’s fresh and coastal waters, aims to attain good ecological and chemical status by 2015. For a number of freshwater bodies, substantial improvements will be required to meet this target.

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European Environment Agency (EEA)
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1050 Copenhagen K
Denmark
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