Directive on Water Intended for Human Consumption
Domestic installations have significant impact of the quality
of drinking water. GCI-UICP members are convinced that only
competent operatives should be authorised to work on their
installation, alteration and maintenance. In the long run,
the quality of domestic water installations can only be guaranteed
through inspection schemes.
GCI-UICP is working with the European water suppliers' association
EUREAU to develop a joint strategy in this area and promote
it towards the European Commission. Through joint position
papers and briefing notes, they contribute to the implementation
and revision of the directive on water intended for human consumption
To co-ordinate their work, GCI-UICP and Eureau have established
a joint working group.
European Acceptance Scheme
GCI-UICP is also contributing to the development of the European
Acceptance Scheme (EAS) for construction products in contact
with drinking water, which should lead to CE marking for this
product group in a few years.
Water and Sanitation Technology Platform
The GCI-UICP participates in this platform and more specifically
in the working group on "Urban and peri-urban water systems".
The group has finalised its vision document and strategic research
agenda to define the way forward for the water and sanitation
industry until 2030. The Implementation Plan has identified
six research and pilot projects.
Documents and position papers:
Participation in European advisory committees and
CEN/TC 164 "Water supply"
Sanitation Technology Platform