Quality Criteria for Drinking Water

EU. Quality Criteria for Water for Human Consumption, Directive (EU) 2020/2184, OJ L 435, 23 December 2020

The Drinking Water Directive 2020/2184 concerns the quality of water intended for human consumption. Drinking water is wholesome and clean if it’s: (a) free from any micro-organisms and parasites and from any substances which, in numbers or concentrations, constitute a potential danger to human health; (b) meets the minimum requirements set out in Parts A, B and D of Annex I. Indicators parameters set out in Part C of Annex I shall also be monitored, as they can help to identify water treatment.


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Application Name
Drinking water
Maximum Threshold
5 mg/l
C Part C - Indicator parameters
This parameter need not be measured if the parameter total organic carbon (TOC) is analysed