No.: 5/2020Expert information drinking water and swimming pool water

Dear Reader,

The website Distributing Drinking Water, Evaluation Criteria and Guidelines has been updated as follows: 


The 2nd amendment of the Recommendation for attestation of conformity of product hygiene suitability for drinking water has been published: 

This document is currently only available in German. Document translation into English language is in preparation.


The 1st amendment of the transitional regulation Replacement of German Environment Agency (UBA) guidelines by evaluation criteria for plastics and other organic materials in contact with drinking water has been published:


Your department for Drinking Water and Swimming Pool Water Hygiene at UBA.


Umweltbundesamt (German Environment Agency)
Department II 3
Schichauweg 58
12307 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49(0) 30 8903-4253
Fax: +49(0) 340 2103-4253

Editor: Section II 3.1

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