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).
Aqua Publica attended the 9 th meeting of the OECD Water Governance Initiative, which was held in Paris on 3-4 July. The meeting was the occasion to discuss the latest version of the water governance indicators that are being developed by the OECD. These governance indicators aim to offer public
On the 29th of May 2017, the Management Board of Aqua Publica Europea adopted a declaration opposing the planned ban on transferring workers from a private company towards a public entity. This ban has been included under Additional Provision 27 (“Disposición Adicional 27”) in the 2017 draft Spanish Budgetary Law.
On the 12-13 April, Aqua Publica Europea attended the Inaugural Meeting of the Roundtable on Financing Water organised by the OECD in Paris.
On the 21st of March, the city of Barcelona, through its public company Barcelona Cicle de l’Aigua SA (BCASA) joined Aqua Publica Europea (APE). The membership of Barcelona was approved by the APE Management Board, which convened in Barcelona upon the city’s invitation and took part in a seminar on
Aqua Publica Europea, the European association of public water operators, has started this new year with four new members, thus confirming the growing trend towards the management of water services by an accountable and efficient public sector. The continuous growth of the association also attests to the accomplishments achieved by
We are pleased to announce that the new public water operator of the French city of Montpellier has joined Aqua Publica Europea as a new member . The operator was created in April 2015, after the city representatives decided to put the management of water back into public hands. The
Aqua Publica Europea, represented by Ms Célia Blauel , President of Eau de Paris , has joined the new Steering Group of the European Innovation Partnership on water ( EIP Water ). The EIP is an initiative within the EU 2020 Innovation Union , which aims at facilitating the development