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Aqua Publica Europea and members celebrate 10 years at the 2019 General Meeting

On 18 October 2019, Aqua Publica Europea members gathered for the 2019 General Meeting at the offices of VIVAQUA, the public water operator for Brussels. 

APE General Meeting 2019

The meeting was the opportunity to elect a new Management Board (see here the up-to-date list of Board members) to steer the association for the period 2019-2021, re-elect as President of the association Célia Blauel, President of Eau de Paris and Deputy-Mayor of Paris in charge of the environment and appoint Paolo Romano, President of SMAT (Turin, Italy) as Vice-President. 

APE Board 2019-2021
Aqua Publica Europea Management Board 2019-2021

The latest members to join the association had the chance to introduce themselves, meet their European counterparts and share their perspectives, experiences and projects. This year, the association welcomed: 

  • VÖWG, the Austrian Association of Public Services and Public Enterprises (website)
  • AMAG Reti Idriche - Alessandria, Italy (website)
  • Acqua Novara - Novara, Italy (website)
  • City of Paris, sewage and sanitation Directorate (website)
  • Eau Coeur d'Essonne - Essonne, France (website)

The members reviewed the past year and discussed the priorities for 2020. Finally, it was the opportunity to look back on the association's ten years of existence, the achievements and milestones reached along the way, the evolution and strengthening thanks to an ever-growing, committed membership. 

Now is the time to look to the future, continue promoting the model of public water management and fostering collaboration between public water operators.