- Thanks to the commitment of public water operators’ employees, the supply of safe and high quality drinking water is guaranteed!
- France 16 October 2015A 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.
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
The EU Environment Ministers have adopted their position on the Drinking Water Directive to secure access to safe drinking water in Europe. Public water operators welcome this step forward but hope for more ambition before the final legislative adoption. Aqua Publica Europea welcomes the adoption of the Council’s general approach
Aqua Publica Europea welcomes the new 'green architecture' of the European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation establishing rules on support for strategic plans to be drawn up by Member States, as part of the next Common Agriculture Policy, but the proposal needs further improvements in relation to water protection. The
In June 2017 the European Commission launched a public consultation to collect the views of stakeholders and citizens with regard to the policy options to reduce microplastics entering the marine environment. Microplastics pollution is an issue of growing concern for citizens and for public water operators. The action undertaken by
APE has sent its response to the European Commission's consultation on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
On the 4th of July 2016 Gruppo CAP, the operator serving the province around Milan, organised an international event with the aim of analysing and discussing the cities’ strategies to manage rainwater in cities and urban areas.
On the occasion of APE-Eau de Paris “Water and Climate” seminar, and on the eve of the COP21 Conference, APE presented a publication collecting a series of best practices from APE members with regard to the protection of water resources.
The Paris water operator has signed the Paris Climate Action Charter, during an official ceremony which took place at Paris City Hall on the 16 October in the presence of Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, and of Celia Blauel, Paris deputy Mayor for environment and President of Eau de Paris