Since the beginning of the year, APE and 7 of its members are engaged in the Horizon2020 SMART.MET project. The aim of SMART.MET is to drive the development of new technologies to deal with the collection and management of smart metering data through a joint Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP).
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
Post-COVID-19 recovery: The role of public water services for a more resilient, fairer and greener EU
As Europe is slowly starting to emerge from the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis which has deeply affected citizens’ lives, economies and public systems throughout the EU, the focus is now on drawing the lessons from the emergency and its management and on re-building. The sanitary crisis rang the alarm, reminding us what matters the most and signalling necessary changes in our lifestyles. As we enter the recovery, it is paramount to make the EU more resilient, fairer and more respectful of our resources.
On the International Public Service Day, Aqua Publica Europea, the European Association of Public Water Operators, publishes a Q&A to explain what public water management is.
Aqua Publica welcomes the Catalan Association of municipalities for public water management (AMAP) as a new associate member
On 10 June, the Catalan Association of municipalities for public water management - AMAP joined Aqua Publica Europea as a new associate member
Water and sanitation utilities call to European Institutions to give full support to water services in developing countries
Aqua Publica Europea and other water and sanitation utilities’ organisations call on European Institutions to give full support to water services in developing countries, as a key condition to fight the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide.
The APE's Working Groups activities are resuming with a series of virtual meetings (video-conference), and with work programmes that have been partially re-adapted to take into account new priorities related to the management of the coronavirus emergency. Here below you will find the calendar of the next WG virtual meetings