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Studies in connection with drinking water

The European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment, Nuclear Safety and Civil Protection (DG XI), has issued a call for tenders to undertake studies concerning the analysis of drinking water. These are part of the work required to update the "Drinking Water Directive"...

The European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment, Nuclear Safety and Civil Protection (DG XI), has issued a call for tenders to undertake studies concerning the analysis of drinking water. These are part of the work required to update the "Drinking Water Directive" (80/778/EEC) and will cover the following areas: - Assessment of the experience acquired via the existing analysis specifications (Annexes II and III of Directive 80/778/EEC). Examination of current analytical practice, particularly as applying to small supply systems and customers. - Assessment of the various possible options in testing and economic terms with a view to altering the analysis specifications. Estimating the consequences, in examination and testing terms, of any introduction of new parameters and any changes to existing parameters in Annex I to the Directive (studies connected with pesticides are not included). Work should be started in mid-1994 and the provisional results made available approximately four months after the contract is signed. Only independent consultants and research bodies with supporting references covering technical and operational aspects relevant to the study will be considered for this contract. The full criteria for the award of the contract are given in the tender documents. Requests for documents should be addressed to: European Commission DG XI/B-1 Attn. Mrs. Prick 200 rue de la Loi B-1049 Brussels Tel. +32-2-2969151; Fax +32-2-2968825 Tenders should be submitted to: European Commission Attn. Mr. J. J. Groenendaal DG XI, Unit 3 Finances and Contracts 200 rue de la Loi(BU-5 3/170) B-1049 Brussels

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