- 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).
- The lively discussion during the Thematic Session ‘ Towards a Sustainable Approach to Sludge Management: legal frameworks and technological solutions ’ in Edinburgh showcased the diversity of national and local situations relating to sludge management and the issues faced by water operators. The meeting, which relied also on contributions of
HAMBURG WASSER inaugurated the HAMBURG WATER Cycle , a unique wastewater concept that combines wastewater treatment and energy directly in the Jenfelder Au residential district, with an objective to recover energy and reduce CO2 emissions . The system relies on the separate collection of 'black water' (from the toilet) from
Belgium 15 October 2019
The Wallonian association of public water operators, Aquawal , will organise the 10th edition of its yearly ' Assises de l'eau ' in Meux (Belgium). The day-long meeting will be the opportunity to develop the dialogue between the technical and political levels on key issues related to water management in
On 29 May 2019, the operator from Paris, Eau de Paris launched a new initiative to tackle single-use plastic pollution and make Paris the first city with plastic waste-free water through a change of habits and citizen mobilisation. Noting that, each year, in France, 8,7 billion litres of water are
Italy 9 May 2019
On 9 May, Metropolitana Milanese (MM) will organise an international conference focused on circular economy . The event will see an exchange with entrepreneurs, researchers and administrators on the circular economy , in all its branches, applications, visions and potential, as well as the simple intelligent management of waste. Speakers
Italy 8 May 2019
On 8 May, in Milan, Gruppo CAP will co-organise, with The European House Ambrosetti, a conference to debate on industrial transformation, taking into account social, economic and environmental aspects . Experts, including Gruppo CAP's President, and Vice-President of Aqua Publica Europea, Alessandro Russo , will drive the discussion. The debate
APE member Gruppo CAP has surpassed important, private operators such as Acea, A2A, Hera and Iren to clinch the first prize at this year’s Top Utility Analysis awards. The decision was taken by a network of independent experts who analyze and rate the overall social, environmental and economic performance of
On the 4th of July 2016 Gruppo CAP, the operator serving the province around Milan, organised an international event with the aim of analysing and discussing the cities’ strategies to manage rainwater in cities and urban areas.
Abbanoa, the water operator of Sardinia, organised a seminar on alternative dispute resolution. This event was the opportunity to learn more on how to settle water-related disputes out of court, helping both customers and utilities save time and money.
The aim of the MoU is to enhance collaboration on benchmarking and the exchange of knowledge The European Benchmarking Cooperation (EBC) Foundation manages one of the most important benchmarking initiatives for water utilities at the international level. More than 120 water operators from all over Europe and beyond participate in
The Paris water operator has signed the Paris Climate Action Charter , during an official ceremony which took place at Paris City Hall on the 16 October in the presence of Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, and of Celia Blauel, Paris deputy Mayor for environment and President of Eau de