- On 09 November 2021, Aqua Publica Europea organised the public event "Back to the Nature: Exploring the potential of nature-based solutions to face the effects of climate change on water” to discuss the consequences of climate change on the water cycle, as well as the role that nature-based solutions can play in addressing some of the challenges ahead.
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 different institutions
EVENT | BACK TO THE NATURE: Exploring the potential of nature-based solutions to face the effects of climate change on water - Brussels and online, 09 November 2021Belgium 9 November 2021Aqua Publica Europea, the European Association of Public Water Operators has the pleasure to invite you to our public event BACK TO THE NATURE: Exploring the potential of nature-based solutions to face the effects of climate change on water In its latest report, published in August 2021, the IPCC rings
In our Winter 2021 newsletter, you will find the report from our success event "Back to the Nature", the renewal of our Management Board, our participation in one of the biggest EU-funded project's on freshwater restoration, the closing conference of the SMART MET research project and much more!
On 14 December, more than 100 people attended the final conference of the Horizon2020-funded research project SMART.MET to learn more about the innovative technological solutions in the field of smart water metering that were developed and tested on the field during the 5-years project. The conference was also the opportunity to discuss more broadly the conditions for the digitalisation of the water sector together with representatives of European institutions, water regulators and other stakeholders.
15 December 2021
On 15 December 2021, the MERLIN consortium, a ‘research and innovation action’ EU funded under the H2020 programme, organises a first of a series of webinars on freshwater ecosystem restoration. On this occasion, Sien Kok (Deltares) and Sanja Pokrajac (WWF) will explain why freshwater ecosystem restoration makes (economic) sense.
23 November 2021
On 23 November 2021, Eau de Paris organises a new online event of its “Atelier des Métamorphoses’ series of workshops which invites to reflect on the water-related challenges that the local territories are facing.
A new publication by Aqua Publica Europea presents the concrete contribution of its members to realisation of the human right to water and sanitation through not-for-profit Water Operators Partnership.
Italy 26 October 2021
On 26-29 October 2021, Gruppo CAP, the operator serving the province around Milan, - a member of Aqua Publica - will participate at the "Ecomondo - The Green Technology Expo" which takes place at the Rimini Expo, (Italy). Under the green motto, Let's safeguard the planet, let's think less about
The UN-Habitat’s initiative Global Water Operators Partnerships Alliance (GWOPA) organised its 4th Global WOP congress from 18 to 29 October 2021. Aqua Publica and its members actively contributed to seven sessions, including on multi-stakeholder WOPs, water-energy-food nexus, successful factors for enabling WOPs, partnership quality, transparency, accountability and participation, and climate resilience.
9 October 2021
On 9 October, the Turin water operator (Italy), SMAT, will speak at the conference 'Access to water. Scientific progress and geopolitical crisis' on the challenges to ensure access to water and sanitation. This event takes place in the framework of the Biennale Democrazia, a cultural event promoted by the City of Turin and organised by the Fondazione per la Cultura Torino.
Mainstreaming Ecological Restoration of freshwater-related ecosystems in a Landscape context: INnovation, upscaling and transformation (MERLIN) is an EU research project, coordinated by the University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany), which will seek innovative solutions based on nature to restore the functions of freshwater ecosystems and mitigate climate change.
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).