Aqua Publica Europea presents a summary of measures adopted by its members in response to the COVID-19 health crisis.
VIDEO | Healthy and safe water supply guaranteed thanks to the commitment of water operators employees
Thanks to the commitment of public water operators’ employees, the supply of safe and high quality drinking water is guaranteed!
On 14 May, the Spanish association of public water operators, AEOPAS, launched its ' Manual for the Remunicipalisation of Water Services ', meant as a comprehensive practical guide to support the municipalities that strive to bring their water services back into the public domain , following a period of privatisation.
In April 2019, the Promedio consortium, gathering the public water operators of the Badajoz province in Spain (Extramadura), distributed 2.000 reusable water bottles in local schools . The objective is to reduce plastic waste whilst also promoting tap water consumption and raising awareness amongst younger generations and families on the
Budapest Waterworks organised an international conference to present their crisis management practice
The Hungarian public water operator, Budapest Waterworks organised an online international conference to present the crisis management practice during the COVID-19.
The Transnational Institute (TNI) publishes today "The Future is Public: Towards Democratic Ownership of Public Services" gathering (re)municipalisation successes examples across the world.
The members of Aqua Publica Europea keep working to ensure the highest drinking water quality, as usual, but especially during the COVID-19 emergency.
On the 22 March 2020, the World Water Day, the Italian water operator and Aqua Publica Europea Member Padania Acque launched an educational project focused on teaching the importance of water as an initiative to provide resources for children whilst they have to stay at home due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Aqua Publica Europea member, EMASESA (Seville, Spain) is launching a pilot project to test the viability of using oranges from the public roads as biogas producers; showcasing strong commitment to the circular economy. The project is carried out in cooperation with the City of Seville's Department for Parks and Gardens.