Water for Human Consumption Directive - Quality Criteria

EU. Quality Criteria for Water for Human Consumption, Directive 98/83/EC, as amended by Directive 2015/1787/EU, 27 October 2015

This list contains the Annex I parameters from the Drinking Water Directive 98/83/EC, which concerns the quality of water intended for human consumption. Its objective is to protect human health from adverse effects of any contamination of water intended for human consumption by ensuring that it is wholesome and clean.

Individual pesticide;Total pesticides

EC / List no: - CAS no: -
Application Name
Drinking water
Maximum Threshold
0.1 µg/l
B Part B - Chemical parameters
Pesticides’ means: organic insecticides, organic herbicides, organic fungicides, organic nematocides, organic acaricides, organic algicides, organic rodenticides, organic slimicides, related products (inter alia, growth regulators) and their relevant metabolites, degradation and reaction products
Only those pesticides which are likely to be present in a given supply need be monitored; The parametric value applies to each individual pesticide