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 tenders of
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.
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.
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