- 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.
- In our Summer 2021 newsletter, you will find the international conference A blue new deal report, public water operators peer-to-peer exchanges, webinars series wrap-up video and an interview with UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation.
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.
Spain 24 November 2021
On 24-25 November 2021, the Catalan Association of municipalities for public water management (AMAP, in Catalan) - member of Aqua Publica - organises a two days Congress on the "Public Water Management Services" in the Spanish city of Terrassa. The Congress aims: To strengthen the connection and synergies between the
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.
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
10 May 2021
On 10 May 2021, Aqua Publica member Padania Acque organises, in collaboration with Utilitalia and Water Alliance, the online event "Water Economy 2043: innovative funding for the water sector."It will be the opportunity to discuss the funding opportunities for the water sector in Italy.
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.
4 May 2021
At the beginning of 2021, new water in buildings certificate, named CertIBEau, entered into force in the Belgian region of Wallonia. In this context, AquaWal joins other local partners on 4 May to introduce the new certificate scope and obligations.
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.