Factsheet: Italian transposition of Nitrates Directive

Italian transposition of Nitrates Directive

Key Information


Directive 676/1999/EC - Nitrates Directive- aims to protect water quality across Europe by preventing nitrates from agricultural sources polluting ground and surface waters and by promoting the use of good farming practices. The Nitrates Directive forms an integral part of the Water Framework Directive and is one of the key instruments in the protection of waters against agricultural pressures. The Directive is implemented in Italy by the MD 7-4-2006 and LD 11-5-99 n 152 other than by the aforementioned Dlg 152/06