On 29 June 2023, more than 120 people attended in person or online the seminar that Aqua Publica Europea co-organised with Acque Veronesi and Viveracqua to explore the complex combination of appropriate regulatory framework, new technologies and effective coordination between different sectors and stakeholders needed to achieve a shift to circularity in wastewater treatment.
A large group of stakeholders unite their voice to support the EPR scheme in the proposed revision of the UWWTD
Aqua Publica Europea joins a large group of stakeholders representing drinking and wastewater service providers, local public utilities, local and regional governments, environmental civil society organisations, social partners and water-related innovation industries to support the financing mechanism proposed by the European Commission to ensure a fair and equitable distribution of the costs involved in removing micro-pollutants from wastewater in the proposed revision of the Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive (UWWTD).
More than 150 people attended in person or online the seminar Aqua Publica organised on 17 November 2022 to discuss the novelties of the European Commission's proposal for a revision of the Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive and to explore more in-depth the water-energy nexus in light of the proposal and other forthcoming EU legislation. On this page you will find a full report of the event, as well as speakers' presentations.
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!
WATER ERASMUS was launched by Aqua Publica Europea, the European Association of Public Water Operators in 2017, as an innovative way to foster mutual learning amongst its network of public water operators through bilateral staff exchanges . In their mission to provide excellent water supply and sanitation services to people
APE is concerned over European Commission's postponement of its much-awaited Water Resilience initiative
Droughts, floods and severe storms are increasingly wreaking havoc across Europe, posing significant challenges for households, industries and agriculture. Against this backdrop, the European Commission's postponement of its much-awaited Water Resilience initiative is yet another blow to the European Green Deal.
While the details still need to be finalised, Aqua Publica Europea reacts to the main elements of the provisional agreement that the European Parliament and the Council found on the Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive.
EVENT | RESILIENCE IN ACTION - Towards a coordinated effort for a sustainable water resources management
Aqua Publica Europea is pleased to invite you to its next public seminar "Resilience in action: Towards a coordinated effort for a sustainable water resources management" on Wednesday, 14 February in the European Parliament.
APE and IAWD sign a strategic partnership to foster knowledge sharing and capacity development opportunities for European water utilities
Aqua Publica Europea (APE) and the International Association of Water Service Companies in the Danube River Catchment Area (IAWD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to seize potential synergies between the two organisations with the ultimate goal of strengthening services for their members.
Aqua Publica Europea has grown even stronger with the addition of four new members: Acque Veronesi (Verona, IT), Alto Trevigiano Servizi (Treviso, IT), Viacqua (Vicenza, IT) and Eaux de Vienne (Touraine, FR).