water frame directive

Chemical analysis in accordance with the Water Framework Directive, 2000/60/EC (WFD)

ALS Europe has an enviable reputation for providing quality services and bringing added-value to clients. Expert support, accurate and timely data together with a culture of safety and innovation maintains ALS leadership position. ALS has been chosen by clients throughout Europe, as the preferred provider of analytical testing services according to the Water Framework Directive (WFD). Clients in Norway, Sweden, Portugal, Turkey and Czech Republic are regularly using ALS services to comply with the legislation. Methods implemented in ALS laboratories are set up to meet the specific measures for pollution control and environmental quality standards (EQS).

EU Water Framework Directive came into force in 2000, and aims to harmonize European legislation on water. By establishing a framework for the protection of surface waters and groundwater it would like to contribute to adequate water supply, reduce groundwater contamination and protect in-land and marine waters.