- France16 October 2015 09:00–13:00A wide-ranging audience of institutional representatives, experts, NGOs and other environmental stakeholders attended the seminar “Water and Climate” held on the 16th of October in the Paris’ town hall (Hôtel de Ville). The seminar was organised by Aqua Publica Europea in cooperation with the Paris' water operator Eau de Paris.
- Italy 10 July 2015On the 10th of July 2015, Aqua Publica Europea and Metropolitana Milanese organised the seminar “Water and Earth: a Shared Future” at the Milan EXPO. This seminar aimed to discuss the limits of our development model and explore solutions that can help us reconcile growth needs with the sustainable use of water resources.
- Italy 26 October 2018ONLINE REGISTRATION ARE CLOSED - YOU CAN STILL REGISTER AT THE VENUE BUT PLEASE NOTE THAT SEATS AVAILABILITIES ARE LIMITED Aqua Publica Europea , the European Association of Public Water Operators Water Alliance , Water Operators of the Lombardy Region Viveracqua , Water Operators of the Veneto Region have the
Aqua Publica Europea presents a summary of measures adopted by its members in response to the COVID-19 health crisis.
The members of Aqua Publica Europea keep working to ensure the highest drinking water quality, as usual, but especially during the COVID-19 emergency.
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.
As the COVID-19 outbreak affects all of Europe, the continued supply of high quality drinking water and sanitation operations is essential to ensure health of all citizens and continuity of other essential activities. In this context, the Management Board and members of Aqua Publica Europea, the European Association of Public Water Operators, adopt today a joint statement, outlining common commitments to fulfil public water operators’ mission for the continued delivery of quality water whilst also protecting health and securing a coordinated response across Europe.
The upcoming Farm-to-Fork Strategy announces high ambitions for sustainable food systems, with an approach that addresses the entire supply chain, taking into account health, fairness, environment and food security considerations. In this context, we emphasise that our production and consumption habits deeply affect the environment, and notably water resources in terms of quality and quantity.
Aqua Publica Europea, the European Association of Public Water Operators, welcomes the European Parliament’s draft Motion for a Resolution on Pharmaceuticals in the Environment, as step forward in the protection of water resources from pharmaceutical residues. The members of Aqua Publica Europea provide quality water and sanitation services to over seventy million people throughout Europe. Based on their on-the-ground experience and expertise, we would like to share some comments on the draft Motion for a Resolution 2019/2816(RSP).
In our APE Interview Series, we met high-level water experts to discuss the future of water and share perspectives on the upcoming challenges and solutions for truly sustainable water services. All of the interviews are available in Aqua Publica Europea's publication 'The Public Water Services of the Future'.
Spain 11 December 2019
On 12 December, the European Commission organises the EU Water Innovation Conference 2019 (EUWIC) in Zaragoza, Spain, with discussions focused on the theme: " Accelerating action to tackle water pollution and enhance EU preparedness to water-related climate change impacts ". The day before the conference, Aqua Publica Europea will take
In our APE Interview Series 2019, we meet high-level water experts to discuss the future of water and share perspectives on the upcoming challenges and solutions for truly sustainable water services. This interview is part of a six-part series, all of the interviews are available in Aqua Publica Europea's publication 'The Public Water Services of the Future'
In our Autumn Newsletter, we review our seminar 'Building a Circular Society', present our 10-year publication on 'The PublicdWater services of the future', and talk about our General Meeting 2019, the promotion of tap water as drinking water and the upcoming EU programme for Water Operator Partnerships in the context of Development and International Cooperation.