How to Ensure Water Affordability: Approaches And Challenges

On the 10th of October Aqua Publica Europea and Utilitialia, the national federation of Italian utilities, organised a seminar on Water Affordability during the Festival dell Acqua in Bari (...)

Two new members join APE

The APE Management Board, meeting in Bari (Italy) on the 9th of October, has welcomed two new members: Aguas de Cádiz, the public water operator of the city of Cádiz in southern Spain, and Hamburg (...)

APE calls for "at source" prevention of microplastics pollution

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 (...)

SMART.MET is looking for smart metering solutions

Have you developed or commercialized solutions for the water sector? Are you informed about high performing innovative solutions for smart metering?
Join the SMART.MET Open Market (...)

European Public Water Operators Launch "Water Erasmus"

The « APE Water Erasmus », launched in Paris on the 29th of May, aims at promoting knowledge sharing among public operators through short-term staff exchanges. The aim of this open-ended project is (...)

Barcelona joins APE as a new member

On the 21st of March, the city of Barcelona, through its public company Barcelona Cicle de l’Aigua SA (BCASA) joined Aqua Publica Europea (APE). The membership of Barcelona was approved by the APE (...)

Four new members join APE to promote public water management in Europe

Aqua Publica Europea, the European association of public water operators, has started this new year with four new members, thus confirming the growing trend towards the management of water (...)

Water Affordability in Europe

Nowadays the international community widely acknowledges that the affordability of water and sanitation services is crucial for the realization of the human right to water.
However, water (...)

APE Seminar | Water Affordability in Europe

On the 20th of October 2016, Aqua Publica Europea (APE) organised a seminar on Water Affordability, which was attended by a wide-ranging audience of institutional representatives, experts, NGOs (...)

Procurement for innovation in the water sector

Are you a water practitioner in a public authority looking for new solutions to manage your water services more effectively and efficiently? Are you a public procurer investigating ways and means (...)