PUBLICATION | Managing the Unexpected: European Public Water Utilities Facing the Coronavirus Emergency
Aqua Publica Europea publishes a new publication on the responses and strategies developed by European public utilities during the Coronavirus emergency.
Public water operators as actors of public health: Supporting efforts to track the spread of COVID-19
In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, the role of public water operators in their communities has proven critical. Throughout the lockdowns in Europe, committed essential workers have supported our societies by ensuring that clean and safe water was flowing and that sanitation services were available 24 hours a day, immediately at home. Now that lockdown measures are being lifted throughout Europe, this central role for public health role continues as waste water is appearing to be an important tool in tracking the virus in populations.
PRESS RELEASE | WATER REUSE: Public Water Operators welcome approved rules for water reuse in a circular economy
Following last week's vote in the European Parliament’s plenary, Aqua Publica Europea, the European Association of Public Water Operators, welcomes the adoption of the Water Reuse Regulation as a critical harmonised framework for the reuse of treated water for irrigation. The new legislation sets common European quality standards for water
On the World Toilet Day 2020, Aqua Publica Europea calls on governments and institutions to take – where needed – all necessary actions to ensure that everyone has access to essential water and hygiene services, leaving no one behind.
‘Public Water and COVID-19: Dark Clouds and Silver Linings’ provides an overview of public water operators' response to Covid-19 and the impact that the pandemic has had on the public water sector. Released this week, the book has been jointly published by the Municipal Service Project, Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO) and the Transnational Institute.
How to participate in APE's exchanges? How to contribute to APE’s advocacy? How to connect with APE's community? You can find all the answers and more info in the ‘New Members Welcome Package’ an easy guide for (new) members! This document is available in: English Français Italiano Español
Aqua Publica Europea supports UN report on Human rights & the privatisation of water and sanitation services
Today, the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, Mr. Léo Heller, presents his report on Human rights and the privatisation of water and sanitation services to the United Nations General Assembly.
SMART.MET: Successful contractors selected to participate in the testing phase of their innovative smart metering solutions
On March 27, 2020 , the smart.met consortium announced the three companies that had successfully and satisfactorily completed the Phase 2 execution and were thus considered eligible to compete for the Phase 3 contract awarding involving the ‘ testing’ stage of smart metering solutions. The consortium launched the call for