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News Intergroup Water/ Report on the April meeting on "the Spanish EU presidency's perspective on the European water policy"

The report of the April 2010 meeting of the Intergroup Water on "the Spanish EU presidency's perspective on the European water policy" is now available online.

The  3rd  meeting  of  the  Intergroup  Water  was  dedicated  to  the  perspective  of  the Spanish Presidency's perspective on the European Water Policy with a special focus onwater scarcity and droughts. Keynote speakers were Ms. Marta MOREN ABAT, General 
Director responsible for water in the Spanish Ministry of Environment, Agriculture and 
Rural  Development  and  Mr.  Peter  GAMMELTOFT,  head  of  the  Water  Unit  at  DG 
Environment. The meeting was very well attended with more than 80 participants from 
a wide range of organizations with an interest in water issues, including Members of the 
European  Parliament  and  representatives  from  different  services  of  the  European 
Commission.  The  attendees  and  speakers  were  welcomed  by  the  President  of  the 
Intergroup MEP Dr. Richard SEEBER and Ms. Klara SZATKIEWICZ, President of EUREAU 
who also presented the water utilities concerns regarding water scarcity and droughts. 
 

The next meeting of the Intergroup Water will take place on 5 May 2010 featuring Janez Potočnik - European Commissioner for the Environment.

Contact information Durk Krol, European Federation of National Associations of Water and Waste Water Services (EUREAU); Rue Colonel Bourg, 127, 1140 Brussels (email: D.Krol@eureau.org)
Phone: + 32 (0)2 706 40 80 ; Fax : + 32 (0)2 706 40 81 ; Mobile: + 32 (0)473 805042
News type Inbrief
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Source of information EUREAU
Keyword(s) EU-WFD
Subject(s) METHTODOLOGY - STATISTICS - DECISION AID , POLICY-WATER POLICY AND WATER MANAGEMENT , RISKS AND CLIMATOLOGY , WATER DEMAND
Relation http://www.emwis.net/topics/WaterScarcity
Geographical coverage Europe, Belgium
News date 30/04/2010
Working language(s) ENGLISH
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