The European Committee of the Regions is drafting an opinion on the European Commission's recent legislative proposal for a Directive on the quality of water intended for human consumption (recast), which can be found here.
The rapporteur, Mr Marc Weinmeister (DE/EPP), Member of the ENVE Commission of the CoR, would be happy to meet with representatives of the associations of local and regional authorities, relevant water industry, consumer stakeholders and environmental organizations for a consultation and exchange of views on this topic in order to reflect their views when drafting his opinion.
The consultation will take place on Tuesday 27 February 2018, 14:30 – 17:30 in room VMA 3 at the European Committee of the Regions (Rue Van Maerlant 2, 1040 Bruxelles). The meeting will be held in German and English.
The rapporteur strives for the highest possible quality input and widest range of different views for his opinion and we believe your expertise will greatly contribute to achieving this objective. In case you have a position paper related to the topic, you are invited to send it before the meeting to firstname.lastname@example.org
The adoption calendar of the opinion is as follows:
- approx. mid-March: deadline for the rapporteur to submit his draft opinion document (with political recommendations) to translation;
- 27 March 2018: deadline for amendments for ENVE members to the text;
- 12 April 2018, CoR ENVE Commission: adoption of CoR draft opinion;
- 16-17 May 2018, Plenary Session: Adoption of final CoR opinion.