The members of Aqua Publica Europea set the issue of drought and water scarcity as one of the key priorities of the organisation. Building on previous exchanges of experiences and public debates with stakeholders, a new publication from Aqua Publica Europea explores the strategies and approaches that public water operators can deploy to address this critical issue.
On 29 June 2023, more than 120 people attended in person or online the seminar that Aqua Publica Europea co-organised with Acque Veronesi and Viveracqua to explore the complex combination of appropriate regulatory framework, new technologies and effective coordination between different sectors and stakeholders needed to achieve a shift to circularity in wastewater treatment.
More than 120 people attended in person or online the seminar Aqua Publica Europea organised on 30 March 2023 to explore the potential and challenges of implementing the new EU Water Reuse Regulation, as well as the opportunities for alternative water sources in urban contexts.
2024 EU Elections: Manifesto for a fair, effective and sustainable management of water resources in Europe
Aqua Publica Europea publishes its Manifesto for the 2024 EU Elections: 5 priorities to achieve a fair, effective and sustainable management of water resources in Europe.
Considering the relations between water and energy and the potential of public water and wastewater operators to play a key role in this transition, Aqua Publica Europea highlights some key elements for consideration in the discussions related to the Fit-for-55 proposals.
Aqua Publica Europea, the European Association of Public Water Operators, representing 66 publicly-owned water and sanitation utilities serving about 80 million people across 13 European countries, welcomes the opportunity to share its views on the EU Bathing Water Directive 2006/7/EC as part of the European Commission's public consultation.
APE is concerned over European Commission's postponement of its much-awaited Water Resilience initiative
Droughts, floods and severe storms are increasingly wreaking havoc across Europe, posing significant challenges for households, industries and agriculture. Against this backdrop, the European Commission's postponement of its much-awaited Water Resilience initiative is yet another blow to the European Green Deal.
While the details still need to be finalised, Aqua Publica Europea reacts to the main elements of the provisional agreement that the European Parliament and the Council found on the Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive.
APE welcomes updated provisions on energy neutrality in the European Parliament’s report on the UWWTD
Aqua Publica Europea welcomes updated provisions on energy neutrality in the European Parliament’s report on the Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive (UWWTD), which was adopted today in plenary.