Legislative instrument details: Sampling Drinking Water Daughter Directive to DWAD (consolidated)

Classification
Legal name Council Directive 79/869/EEC of 9 October 1979 concerning the methods of measurement and frequencies of sampling and analysis of surface water intended for the abstraction of drinking water in the Member States (Daughter to 75/440/EEC) as amended by Council Directive 81/855/EEC, 91/692/EEC (further amended by Council Regulation 1882/2003/EC) and Council Regulation 807/2003/EC.
Short name Sampling Drinking Water Daughter Directive to DWAD (consolidated)
CELEX reference 31979L0869 (31981L0855, 31991L0692 (32003R1882), 32003R0807)
Identification number 79/869/EEC
Issued by Council of the European Union
URL to issuer
Parent legislative instrument Drinking Water Abstraction Directive (consolidated)
Valid from 18/11/1979
Abstract This Directive concerns the reference methods of measurement and frequencies of sampling and analysis for the parameters listed in Annex II to Directive 75/440/EEC.
The Directive has been amended by:
-Council Directive 81/855/EEC of 19 October 1981 adapting, consequent upon the accession of Greece.
-Directive 91/692/EEC of 23 December 1991 standardizing and rationalizing reports on the implementation of certain Directives relating to the environment further amended by Regulation 1882/2003/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 September 2003 adapting to Council Decision 1999/468/EC (Celex N°31999D0468) the provisions relating to committees which assist the Commission in the exercise of its implementing powers laid down in instruments subject to the procedure referred to in Article 251 of the EC Treaty.
-Council Regulation 807/2003/EC of 14 April 2003 adapting to Decision 1999/468/EC the provisions relating to committees which assist the Commission in the exercise of its implementing powers laid down in Council instruments adopted in accordance with the consultation procedure (unanimity).
Reporting framework
Reporting obligations
DG Env review of reporting theme Water
Geographic scope European Union
Comments The questionnaire mentionned in the Article 8 of the Directive is outlined in the Commission Decision 92/446/EEC of 27 July 1992 (Celex reference 31992D0446) amended by Decision 95/337/EC of 25 July 1995 (Celex reference 31995D0337) concerning questionnaires relating to directives in the water sector.

The Directive 79/869/EEC has been repealed by the Water Framework Directive 2000/60/EEC 7 years after its entry into force (i.e. on 22/12/2007).