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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
PUBLICATION | Managing the Unexpected: European Public Water Utilities Facing the Coronavirus EmergencyAqua Publica Europea publishes a new publication on the responses and strategies developed by European public utilities during the Coronavirus emergency.
10 December 2020
On 10th December, Acquedotto Pugliese invites you to the online event 'Do your part too: reduce water wastage. Every drop counts' (Fai anche tu la tua parte: riduci gli sprechi di acqua. Ogni goccia conta).
On the World Toilet Day 2020, Aqua Publica Europea calls on governments and institutions to take – where needed – all necessary actions to ensure that everyone has access to essential water and hygiene services, leaving no one behind.
11 November 2020
On 11 November, AEOPAS, the Spanish association of public water operators, in collaboration with the Spanish specialised online news portal, Aguas Residuales, organised the event 'Progress and experiences in monitoring SARS-CoV-2 in urban wastewater'
Today, the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, Mr. Léo Heller, presents his report on Human rights and the privatisation of water and sanitation services to the United Nations General Assembly.
Viveracqua (Veneto Region, Italy) water managers will supervise over 2,000 sources of abstraction and 47,000 km of water supply network serving 4.8 million inhabitants.
29 September 2020
On 29 October, AEOPAS, together with AGUASRESIDUAES.INFO and the Regional Ministry for Ecological Transition and Sustainability of Extremadura Region (Spain), organised the online webinar on the Urban Water Cycle Regulation in Spain.
Acquedotto Pugliese (AQP) in collaboration with the association 'A hope for Cameroon' will finance the construction of three water wells in the Edea region in Cameroon.
The Committee of the Regions' Opinion on the Fitness check of the Water Framework Directive, Groundwater Directive, Environmental Quality Standards Directive and Floods Directive, adopted on 2 July 2020, highlights Aqua Publica Europea's Water Erasmus initiative as a best practice to support the implementation of EU water legislation and the improvement of water management.
On 4 August 2020, HAMBURG WASSER (Hamburg, Germany) presented a study focus on the drinking water habits of the citizens of Hamburg. The results obtained show that 42% of the citizens prefer tap water rather than bottled water (26%).