- Thanks to the commitment of public water operators’ employees, the supply of safe and high quality drinking water is guaranteed!
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 17 October 2019, Aqua Publica Europea, the European Association of Public Water Operators, launched its new publication 'The Public Water Services of the Future'. Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the association proposes to outline the role that public water operators across Europe are undertaking, as actors of their communities, fully embedded into their environmental, social, economic and knowledge ecosystems, and striving to contribute to a sustainable future. Based on the long-term strategies and concrete actions of the member operators, the document addresses how they are preparing to address the great challenges of tomorrow and to harness opportunities.
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%).
Aqua Publica Europea publishes a new publication on the responses and strategies developed by European public utilities during the Coronavirus emergency.
25 June 2020
On 25 June, Athens Water Supply & Sewerage Company (EYDAP) organised the online webinar on predicting and preparing for disruptive events
23 June 2020
On 23 June, AEOPAS, together with AGUASRESIDUAES.INFO, organised the online webinar on the management of sewerage and water treatment systems in the COVID-19 context.