- 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 20 May, Aqua Publica Europea and Águas de Gaia, the public water operator of the city of Vila Nova de Gaia (Portugal), co-organised the international conference "A Blue new Deal: water's role in a sustainable and fair future” to discuss how effective protection of water resources can contribute to building a green and fair recovery.
The SMART-MET consortium concludes the installation of 3000 innovative smart water metering solutions in five European sitesAqua Publica and seven of its members have been involved in the EU-funded research project SMART.MET for the development of innovative solutions for smart metering that now is reaching its final stage.
Belgium 19 October 2021
On 19 October, AquaFlanders (Belgium), the Flemish Environment Agency and Vlakwa organise a workshop on the theme of non-invoiced water (NRW).
14 December 2021
On 14 December, the SMART.MET consortium invites you to its final conference to discuss the key achievements and challenges of the Pre-Commercial Procurement for Innovative Smart Water Meters.
On 27 August 2021, Bernard Van Nuffel, Aqua Publica Europea President, spoke about Nature-Based Solutions at the Stockholm World Water Week event "Ambitious nature-based solutions are the key to accelerating adaptation" convened by WWF.
27 August 2021
On Friday 27 August, Aqua Publica Europea President, Mr Bernard Van Nuffel, will represent the voice of the public water operators at the World Water Week online event "Ambitious nature-based solutions are the key to accelerating adaptation."
Italy 22 September 2021
On 22-23 September 2021, Viveracqua (Veneto Region, Italy) in collaboration with the Italian media company, Servizi a Rete, organise the event "the public distribution service in view of the changes prevention model, action plans, sustainable development.
United Kingdom 14 October 2021
On 14 October, the European FOG Summit will take place bringing together water, wastewater, and sustainability experts to explore new ways of tackling fat, oil, and grease (FOG) in sewers and pave the way for a blockage-free future. Aqua Publica Europea will join the Leadership Forum session.
1 December 2021
On 1 and 2 December 2021, the association of European water regulators (WAREG) and the Italian Regulatory Authority for Energy, Networks and Environment (ARERA), convene the second European Forum on Regulation of Water Services. This event will take place online.
On 23 June 2021, Aqua Publica Europea co-organised, in partnership with the European Commission TAIEX-EIR PEER 2 PEER programme, a peer learning expert mission on phosphorus recovery from wastewater treatment between experts from Germany, Belgium and Italy.
1 July 2021
On 1 July 2021, AEOPAS, the Spanish Association of Public Water Operators organised an online workshop to discuss public water operators role in the ecological transition.
On the 1st of June, HAMBURG WASSER, Scottish Water, Budapest Waterworks and Acquedetto Pugliese started a new bilateral Water Erasmus exchange.