Water quality accurately measured

In order to maintain water quality in Austria, the quality of groundwater is investigated up to four times a year at around 2,000 measuring points. A video provides an insight into the processes.


Modernising waste management in Georgia

A delegation from the Georgian Ministry of Environment visited Austria to study advanced European practice in waste management focussing on extended producer responsibility in Austria.


Images of tradition and green solutions win photo competition prizes

The winners of the European Environment Agency’s photo competition, ‘Sustainably Yours’, have been selected. More than 400 photos from 32 European countries were sent to the competition.


How to easily save energy and money? Find out with the new Energysavingstool for Cyprus

A new online tool to support energy savings in Cypriot households helps. It is part of a project to strengthen the implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive in Cyprus conducted by Environment Agency Austria in cooperation with MECIT and CEA. The project is funded by the Structural Reform Support Service of the European Commission.


Austrian bathing sites among the top three in Europe

Pure bathing pleasure! In Austria 99,2 % of the monitored bathing sites met the Bathing Water Directive’s minimum standards for water quality. 97,3 % had excellent water quality.


Vote for your favourite sustainability photos

The EEA’s photo competition, ‘Sustainably Yours’, has reached its final stage. Now it is up to you to select the winner!


Danube.Pearls: Soft tourism along the Danube

11 destinations along the Danube have been certified as flagship regions for promoting sustainable mobility and tourism services and officially became a Danube.Pearl.


Europe Day: Environment Agency Austria makes countries fit for the EU

The Environment Agency Austria has been supporting new and future EU member states in the environment sector for more than 20 years in the development of administrations and national legislation. Currently the Environment Agency Austria is active in the Western Balkans and in Turkey, on behalf of the EU Commission.


EEA-Experts are faces of the campaign "EU protects"

Thousands of people from different European countries work together to protect EU citizens, for example in terms of health and the environment. Every day, the EU supports and connects these people and helps them to work together across borders.


Air Quality measurement in the EU

On behalf of the European Parliament the Umweltbundesamt conducted a study related to air quality measurement.


Croatian Environmental Information System upgraded

The Umweltbundesamts assisted Croatia in the field of chemicals and hazardous substances Monitoring. In addition the Austrian experts gave support in integrating Seveso database into the Croatian Environmental Information System.


World Water Day 2019: Austrian know-how for water protection in Serbia

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. The Serbian environmental authorities will also focus on water protection during the next 18 months, supported by the Umweltbundesamt.


How much energy does the cloud need?

Which IT infrastructures and IT services are used over the internet and how the use of cloud computing will develop in the EU-28 in the coming years is now, for the first time, the subject of a study carried out by the Environment Agency Austria and the German Borderstep Institute for Innovation and Sustainability.


Sustainably Yours! Participate in 2019's photo competition!

Profile sustainable food, energy and mobility in EEA's photo competition 2019.


Review 2018 - Preview 2019

The global sustainability goals, the resource water, the circular economy and mobility were the main areas of the Environment Agency Austria's work in 2018.


Austria’s greenhouse gas emissions increased in 2017

Austria’s greenhouse gas emissions increased by about 3.3 % between 2016 and 2017, amounting to 82,3 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent in 2017.


EUWI+: New year, new energy for water policy reforms

Umweltbundesamt hosts this year’s kick off for coordinating activities towards European integrated water resources management in the Eastern Partnership countries


Tunisian Delegation in Austria

The Umweltbundesamt hosts a study visit on Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR). During this 4-day visit Austrian and Tunisian experts exchange experience in the field of PRTR implementation.


Landfill leachates in the Nordic countries low in microplastics

The Environment Agency Austria analyzed landfill leachates from Nordic countries for microplastics and tyre wear.


Recommendations for water protection in Macedonia

Using know-how from the Umweltbundesamt to improve monitoring and river basin management