H2O Urban News

28 FEB

An invention that can revolutionize the treatment of drinking water

You might never have imagined that the graphite contained in a pencil could lead to an invention capable of identifying and eliminating harmful bacteria in water, but this is exactly what the winners of the 2017 Stockholm Junior Water Prize ...

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10 FEB

The sustainable management of meteoric water in the agenda of the CAP Group

Hydraulic invariance applied to urban development, the most innovative solutions for mitigating atmospheric phenomena like flooding and cloudbursts, and sustainable management of urban drainage to deal with climate change are the objects of ...

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03 FEB

SMAT Torino presents the excellence of applied research for water

The ability to adapt to climate change is one of the chief challenges water service managers must face in the near future. At the start of December, SMAT gathered sector experts to present the most significant research conducted by Utilities, ...

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20 JAN

Rubinetterie Bresciane S.p.A: Investments 4.0 in the water sector under the banner of Made in Italy

An investment plan of over € 15 million for Rubinetterie Bresciane of Gussago for two major projects, the first in Gussago (construction of a new warehouse 20 meters tall) and the second in Marcheno, in the space of subsidiary Valpres, ...

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06 JAN

The search for leaks in the water networks of the HERA Group in a new innovative project

New technology of the HERA Group to combat the phenomenon of hidden leakage from the water networks, i.e. those hidden losses not signaled by visible water leaks and often present in distribution networks. The new detection system, highly sophisticated ...

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10 MAY

WATER SERVICES, EMILIA-ROMAGNA MAKES 700 BN EURO INVESTMENTS IN 2014-2017

Investments of 700 million euros have been planned in the Emilia-Romagna region over the four-year period 2014-2017 with the aim of upgrading water system infrastructure. The region was one of the first to adapt to changes in legislation and ...

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26 APR

The Smart-Plant project financed by the EU through Horizon 2020

The Smart-Plant project, which aims to recover resources from water treatment waste, is one of the four projects chosen by the European commission (out of around 180 submitted, and the only one led by an Italian company) for a 900,000 euro ...

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15 MAR

Investments resume with the new AEEG tariff system

Recent studies by the Energy, Gas and Water System Authority AEGGSI have revealed an increase in investments of more than half a billion euros, up from 961 million euros of actual spending in 2012 to 1,490 million euros in 2015. This is a result ...

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04 MAR

WATER SAFETY PLAN LAUNCHED

The Water Safety Plan (PSA) has now been launched in Italy. It consists of the model introduced about 10 years ago by the World Health Organization (WHO) to systematically guarantee drinking water safety, water supply quality and consumer ...

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14 APR

The “Unlock Italy” decree prompts water system reorganisation in Sicily

The service is being reorganised in Sicily following the circular issued by Councillor Vania Contrafatto in line with the so-called “Unlock Italy” law. The new provisions confirm the placement under administration of the old ATOs ...

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