“DRIZZLE - Centre for Stormwater Management” is one of Vinnova funded competence centers for research in areas of importance for Sweden. Within DRIZZLE, excellent, needs-driven research is conducted that creates knowledge to support the development of research-based, adapted, sustainable stormwater management solutions. DRIZZLE’s vision is to develop pioneering, research-based stormwater management soltutions, to minimize pollution loads on receiving waters; to minimize the risk for flooding in urban areas; and to capture the opportunities that stormwater runoff can offer.
Water Europe's policy white paper on emerging pollutants
The recent EU Water legislation fitness check concluded that, whilst key legislation such as the EU Water Framework Directive and Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive are having a positive impact on the ecological status of water bodies across the EU, further actions are required in relation to the management of chemicals in the water cycle.