23 March 2018
The World Water Forum is the world’s biggest water-related event and is organized by the World Water Council (WWC), the international organization that brings together all those interested in the theme of water.
The World Water Council organizes the Forum every three years together with the respective host country and city. To date, there have been seven editions of the World Water Forum, in different countries, on four different continents. This year has marked the 8th edition of the event and the first time that it took place in the southern hemisphere.
22 March 2018
World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. The theme for World Water Day 2018 is ‘Nature for Water’ – exploring nature-based solutions to the water challenges we face in the 21st century.
30 January 2018
WAREG held its 14th General Assembly in Gent, Belgium on the 30th-31st of January 2018 with the participation of 38 water regulatory professionals from 19 countries.
12 December 2017
On 5th December 2017, WAREG, the Association of European Water Regulators, was formally established in Milan as a non-profit organisation under Italian law. WAREG’s President, Mr. Alberto Biancardi (Italy), signed the Constitutive Act in the presence of an Italian notary at the premises of the Italian Regulatory Authority for Electricity Gas and Water (Aeegsi). For this purpose, Mr Biancardi was granted powers of attorney by other Members of WAREG to formalize the Association’s establishment. Also present for this milestone event were WAREG’s Vice Presidents, Dr. Szilvia Szalóki (Hungary), Mr. Dimitar Kochkov (Bulgaria) and Mr. Anthony Sammut (Malta).
14 November 2017
The 4th International Water Regulators Forum (IWRF) will be held this 14 of November 2017, alongside the IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
10 October 2017
WAREG held its 13th General Assembly in Riga, Latvia on the 10th of October 2017 with the participation of 42 water regulatory professionals from 21 countries.
1 September 2017
In the week between August 27 up to September 1st, Stockholm was host to the World Water Week event, bringing together over 3000 water professionals from 133 countries. Among hundreds of presentations, seminars, debates and table discussions, spanning across the seven days of the event, we at WAREG would like to make note of the seminar Governance of water and waste: a key to sustainable development?
2 August 2017
This November, ERRA is holding it's third training on water regulation.
13 July 2017
In preparation for the 8th World Water Forum to be held in Brasilia, Brazil (2018), an online platform has been opened where people from around the world can share ideas, experiences and solutions to improve water management. Everybody, even non-experts can suggest water issues to be discussed at the world’s largest water event and influence the Forum discussions.
20 June 2017
WAREG held its 12th General Assembly in Tibilisi, Georgia on the 20th of June 2017 with the participation of 33 water regulatory professionals from 17 countries.
7 - 12 May 2018
7 - 9 May 2018
Cape Town, South Africa
8 - 9 May 2018
14 - 16 May 2018
The event is open to all specialists in the water sector such as water resource managers, operators of water supply and sewerage as well as the general public interested in improving the performance of the technical and managerial sector. More information.
15 - 18 May 2018
Resilience is a strong emerging theme within the water sector. This joint conference will explore ways in which the sector in its broadest terms is developing resilient systems, assets, and operations so that business continuity risk is well managed in the face of adverse conditions.