- 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 17 October 2019, Aqua Publica Europea, the European Association of Public Water Operators, launched its new publication 'The Public Water Services of the Future'. Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the association proposes to outline the role that public water operators across Europe are undertaking, as actors of their communities, fully embedded into their environmental, social, economic and knowledge ecosystems, and striving to contribute to a sustainable future. Based on the long-term strategies and concrete actions of the member operators, the document addresses how they are preparing to address the great challenges of tomorrow and to harness opportunities.
EVENT | Building a circular society:The need for a collective effort to achieve sustainability - Brussels, 17 October 2019Belgium 17 October 2019Aqua Publica Europea , the European Association of Public Water Operators has the pleasure to invite you to our conference BUILDING A CIRCULAR SOCIETY: The need for a collective effort to achieve sustainability Organised on the occasion of Aqua Publica Europea’s tenth anniversary celebration , the conference will discuss how
22 March 2021
On 22 March, the public water operator of the Metropolitan area of Milan, MM Spa, organises a full day of live events at Centrale dell'Acqua in Milan (Industrial Water museum).
On 16 March, the Italian public water operators BrianzAcque (Brianza), CAP Group (Milan) and Como Acqua (Como), members of Aqua Publica Europea, together with the Lombardy Region, the Interregional Agency for the Po River (AIPo) and Lombardia per l'Ambiente Foundation, presented the "Seveso Stream' project which aims to conserve Seveso local river ecosystem.
The Spanish public water operator of the city of Seville, EMASESA, is leading the EU-Funded project LIFE WATERCOOL - Water-efficient systemic concept for the climate change adaptation in urban areas which aims to develop and test innovative solutions to cope with climate change impact in the urban environment.
8 April 2021
On 8 April 2021, the French network France Eau Public invites you to the 'online" roundtable 'Public water management: it is possible!'.
On 26 February 2021, Aqua Publica Europea organised a webinar on the opportunities for the water sector in the new EU research and innovation programme Horizon Europe, with Dr Panagiotis Balabanis, Head of Water Sector at Directorate-General for Research & Innovation of the European Commission and Mattia Ceracchi, Head of EU Liaison Office of APRE – Italian Agency for the Promotion of European Research.
24 February 2021
On 24 February 2021, AEOPAS, the Spanish Association of Public Water Operators in partnership with the Spanish Ministers of Health and of Environment, organised a high-level workshop to discuss the implementation of the Drinking Water Directive in Spain.
Italy 20 June 2021
On 21-25 June, the 5th International Conference on "Ecotechnologies for Wastewater Treatment" will take place in Milan (Italy). The event organised by the Politecnico de Milano (Italy), is sponsored by our Italian members MM (Municipality of Milan, Italy) and Gruppo CAP (Milan Metropolitan area, Italy) and counts with the sponsorship of Aqua Publica Europea.
On Friday 11 December, an energy efficiency project developed by the Brussels public water operator, VIVAQUA, received a Golden Publica Award, which rewards inspiring projects from the public sector.