- Belgium9 November 2021 09:30–12:30Aqua 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
PRESS RELEASE | WATER REUSE: Public Water Operators welcome approved rules for water reuse in a circular economyFollowing 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.
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.
8 June 2021
On 8 June, Eau de Paris (Paris) is organising an online conference to discuss the relationship between "water and space" with: François SPIERO Professor at the International Space University (ISU) Recently, the French astronaut, Thomas Pesquet, have been taken into space for the second time in his life. This historical
18 June 2021
On 16 June 2021, the Wallonian association of public water operators, Aquawal, will organise together with the Union of Towns and Municipalities of Wallonia, the webinar "Drought in Wallonia: what levers for action at the local level?"
On 28 April 2021, Aqua Publica Europea organised the third webinar of its series of briefings on the opportunities for the water sector. This session was focused on Interreg Programmes opportunities for the water sector.
Prof Pedro Arrojo-Agudo was appointed as the new UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation in November 2020. Aqua Publica had the opportunity to interview him about his mandate priorities and so how public water operators can contribute. The interview is presented in a format of five episodes.
10 May 2021
The SCOREwater Horizon 2020 Innovation project, which counts with the participation of Aqua Publica member BCASA (Barcelone, Spain), invites you to the online event Solving stormwater pollution at construction sites on 10 May.
20 May 2021
Aqua Publica Europea, the European Association of Public Water Operators, and Águas de Gaia, the public water operator of the city of Vila Nova de Gaia (Portugal) invite you to explore why the sustainable management of water resources represents a pillar of a fair climate transition, and how the EU Green Deal can foster the achievement of this objective. The specific contribution that public water operators can offer in this field will be discussed with local and European and national policymakers, civil society’s organisations and experts.