13th EWA Brussels Conference: Recent Developments in EU Water Policy

Date 06.11.2017 - 08.11.2017
Location Brussels, Belgium

EWA Brussels Conference

13th EWA Brussels Conference "Recent Development in EU Water Policy

November 6, 2017: The William Dunbar Medal Award Ceremony

The William Dunbar Medal Award Ceremony

November 6, 2017 18:00 - 21:00

On the eve of the 13th EWA Brussels Conference, the European Water Association (EWA) will award the William Dunbar Medal. Since 1973, the Dunbar Medal has been donated by Messe München International and awarded by the EWA to an individual, who has made a major contribution to the science and/or technology of water or wastewater management.

This year's winner is Prof. Dr. Milenko Roš from Slovenia. For more information please read the Press Release No. 4

November 6, 2017: 13th EWA Brussels Conference

13th EWA Brussels Conference "Recent Developments in EU Water Policy"

Program (PDF)

Registration Form 2017

November 8, 2017: EWA EU Water Policy Seminar

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 will cover

  • Future developments in EU water policy – focus, expectations, concerns;
  • The challenge of implementation – with emphasis on four key elements of water legislation

- Water Framework Directive
- Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive
- Drinking Water Directive
- Nitrates Directive.

NEW this year:

-"Water pricing and water affordability", 

- Future of the WFD - this part of the seminar will invite the participants to interact of the prospects of WFD. 

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.

Seminar Program (PDF) is available now.

Registration for the events

Register before 1 September 2017 and profit from the early bird registration fee.

You can find the registration form here:

PDF registration form (PDF)


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