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European Commission acknowledges EWP’s efforts

May 21st, 2010 |

Brussels, 21 May 2010. The European Water Partnership is pleased to announce that the second follow-up report on water scarcity and droughts in the European Union (COM (2009) 414 final) refers to the EWP European Water Awareness and Water Stewardship Programme when it comes to fostering the emergence of a water-saving culture in Europe:

A number of initiatives focusing on water saving are ongoing in Europe. Aquawareness – the European Water Awareness and Water Stewardship Programme launched in June 2008 by the European Water Partnership (EWP), involves stakeholders from various sectors of business and civil society including NGOs, regional and local governments in developing joint solutions for more sustainable water management.”

The 2009 follow-up report to the 2007 Communication on Water Scarcity & Droughts in the EU was adopted on the 19th of May.

To read the full report, please visit:

http://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/quantity/eu_action.htm#2009

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