April 2004: Volume 46, Number 4
Supporting Documents on Actions Regarding European Standards Harmonization & WQA Liaison Status
The following documents offer additional information on the WQA bid for liaison status with the EU Committee for European Standardization (CEN) and objections to Germany's Dr. Ivo Wagner, of German standards body DVGW, serving as convenor of Working Group 13 (WG13), which is in charge of standards for water supply inside buildings including drinking water treatment devices. The British and Belgian objections were dropped in exchange direct CEN oversight of all meetings of WG13, which is a subcommittee of Technical Committee 164—in charge of harmonization of standards for water supplies.
* Draft Resolution: Liaison with Water Quality Association (WQA):[see PDF] Draft Resolution * Appointment of Convenor to CEN/TC164/WG13 - British Standards Institute Appeal: [see PDF] Appointment of Convenor * Belgian Appeal Against Resolution 164/275 - Institut Belge de Normalisation: [see PDF] Belgian Appeal