- In April 2019, the Promedio consortium, gathering the public water operators of the Badajoz province in Spain (Extramadura), distributed 2.000 reusable water bottles in local schools . The objective is to reduce plastic waste whilst also promoting tap water consumption and raising awareness amongst younger generations and families on the
- On 14 May, the Spanish association of public water operators, AEOPAS, launched its ' Manual for the Remunicipalisation of Water Services ', meant as a comprehensive practical guide to support the municipalities that strive to bring their water services back into the public domain , following a period of privatisation.
- In our Summer 2019 newsletter we talk about sludge management and public operators' perspectives on the conditions necessary to moves towards more circularity. We also present the public water sector's commitments and actions for transparent and accountable services, as well as for sustainable energy. And whilst we continue working together,
France 1 October 2020
On 1 October 2020, the French network France Eau Public (France Public Water) invites you to the event "The National Public Water Meetings" at the National Agency for Territorial Cohesion - ANCT (Paris).
Italy 28 October 2020
On 28-29, the Italian magazine Servizi a Rete.it in collaboration with Viveracqua (Veneto region, Italy) organised the two days conference on "The Public Distribution Service in relation to current challenges" in the premises of Piave Servizi - Water utility company in Codognè, Italy
On the International Public Service Day, Aqua Publica Europea, the European Association of Public Water Operators, publishes a Q&A to explain what public water management is.
The Hungarian public water operator, Budapest Waterworks organised an online international conference to present the crisis management practice during the COVID-19.
The Transnational Institute (TNI) publishes today "The Future is Public: Towards Democratic Ownership of Public Services" gathering (re)municipalisation successes examples across the world.
Aqua Publica Europea presents a summary of measures adopted by its members in response to the COVID-19 health crisis.
Italian Magazine Hi-Tech Ambiente (n.3.2020) March issue featured an article on Aqua Publica Europea's Water Erasmus initiative.
On 23 March 2020, Aqua Publica member representatives from 50 water operators from: Italy, France, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Hungary, Greece, Montenegro, Austria gathered in an online roundtable to exchange about the COVID-19 emergency and share the measures adopted by public water operators to ensure continuity of services during this unprecendented crisis.