On 17 November 2020, Eau de Paris announced the winners of the second edition of its "Défis Innovation", or Innovation Challenges, a call for innovative solutions conducted in partnership with the Richelieu Committee.
On 28 October, HAMBURG WASSER, the public water operator of the city of Hamburg and surrounding municipalities in northern Germany presented its Climate strategic plan for 2025 and declared 'climate neutrality' as a top priority
EMASESA invites citizens to contribute to the development of the operator’s climate and drought strategic plans
On 22nd October, EMASESA presented its public consultation at the online conference‘United for Water. For a Green Change’ jointly organised with the Spanish association of public water operators, AEOPAS and the Spanish media group Joly.
Brussels public water operator VIVAQUA has developed a riothermal system to recover calories from wastewater which will save 40-60 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year.
The second episode of the Netflix documentary “Down to the Earth” is dedicated to showing Paris water management and supply system.
In September, Gruppo CAP, the operator serving the province around Milan, launched the 'Let's green' competition to reward citizens, schools, associations and municipalities good sustainability practices. The main purpose of the competition is to promote sensitivity and respect for the environment. This initiative combines an online contest with a roadshow
The Sardinian public water operator Abbanoa (Italy) has launched a social water emergency bonus initiative to offer a tariff reimbursement in favour of households who are in a vulnerable socio-economic situation due to the covid-19 health emergency lockdown measures.
The Spanish public water operator of the city of Seville, EMASESA, has decided to allocate 1,4M € of 2021 budget to support around 10,000 households.
Viveracqua (Veneto Region, Italy) water managers will supervise over 2,000 sources of abstraction and 47,000 km of water supply network serving 4.8 million inhabitants.
Acquedotto Pugliese (AQP) in collaboration with the association 'A hope for Cameroon' will finance the construction of three water wells in the Edea region in Cameroon.