EU Parliament votes in favour of tightening Drinking Water Directive

29.10.2018 On 23 October 2018, the EU Parliament approved with a large majority a report by the EU Environment Committee on the current draft of the European Drinking Water Directive.

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German Valves Industry - economic data

Key figures for 2017 compared to previous year compactly designed.

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The industry determines the course – Board of Directors

The General Assembly, Management Board and working groups of the association are the committees that define the association's goals, tasks and main spheres of activity.

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EUROCONSTRUCT: European construction industry lessens slightly in strength

27.07.2018 Summary of the most important data about the European construction sector (Summer conference 2018 in Helsinki)

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Slowdown in turnover for building valve manufacturers

17.08.2018 Declining exports and weak business nationally have made life difficult for building valve manufacturers in the first half of 2018. The association anticipates an increase in turnover of 2 percent in 2018.

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Modern valve technology makes nuclear power plants a reliable alternative


A radical overhaul of Europe’s chaotic energy policy is required in order to prevent the lights going out in Europe and to achieve climate targets. USD 2 trillion needs to be invested by 2035 in order to make energy greener and cleaner, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA) in a special report published at the start of June.

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Water for everyone - how to prevent water losses


IFAT 2014, the world’s leading trade fair for the management of water, wastewater, waste and raw materials, took place in Munich from 5 to 9 May. A number of companies in the mechanical and plant engineering sector presented sustainable products and technologies that can be used to conserve resources and protect the environment.

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VALVE LABEL – Help with your purchase decision


Efficiency, safety, hygiene: WELL – The water efficiency label provides information about the properties of sanitary valves, showers and toilet flushing systems.

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Water management safeguards drinking water hygiene


In public and semi-public areas, the hygienic operation of drinking water systems constitutes a particular challenge. At the same time, it is important to avoid wasting water.

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