|Date||17.11.2014 - 19.11.2014|
Prelude to the 10th EWA Brussels Conference
November 17, 2014 16:30 - 22:00
The European Water Association has invited high level speakers from the European Commission and the European Parliament to give Keynote speeches concerning the latest developments from and views on the water policy for the near future.
All participants of the Conference and the EU Water Policy Seminar are kindly invited to take part in the event.
The growing population, climate change and pollution are affecting strongly the availability for water in the cities. Water resources have to be managed efficiently at every stage and water management.
Held in cooperation with the DG Environment of the European Commission, the main objective of the annual EWA Brussels Conference is to establish a dialogue between the European Commission and European water professionals and stakeholders.
The EWA Water Policy Seminar has during past years provided an overview on EU institutions, their interaction and decision-making processes, as well as possibilities, paths and legal rights for access to information and documents, and a summary of water-related policy and legislation.
The EWA Water Policy Seminar II will cover
- Water Framework Directive
- Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive
- Drinking Water Directive
- Nitrates Directive.
The time schedule will allow for ample time for discussion and complementary questions.
The seminar aims at planners and decision makers at local, regional and national level, in municipalities and regional authorities and agencies, in branches of the water industry as well as in non-governmental organisations and stakeholder bodies.