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09 January 2019

Madrid hosts the 1st International Conference on Water

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On 27 February, the major challenges of water in sustainable cities will be analysed

On 27 February 2019 Madrid will host the 1st International Water Conference, which will bring together the world's leading organisations in the sector to discuss the major challenges of water for the sustainability of cities.

The Conference, which will be opened by the President of the Community of Madrid, Angel Garrido, will feature keynote speakers at the highest level: Kala Vairavamoorthy, Executive Director of the IWA, International Water Association, will offer a global outlook of the technological challenges and solutions for urban water.

For his part, Bruno Tisserand, President of the EUREAU, Federation of National Association of Water Services, will present the European view.

The presentation of Sergio Campos, Head of the Division of Water and Sanitation of the IDB, Inter-American Development Bank, will focus on the perspective of the Ibero-American area.

In turn, the representatives of the World Bank and the Ministry for the Ecological Transition of Spain, will focus on the area of North Africa and the Middle East and our country, respectively.

The International Water Conference has the support of Canal de Isabel II, Acciona Agua and Aqualia, major Spanish water management companies, in their constant effort to ensure the best service to supply the public, in a sustainable environment of cities committed to care of the environment.

This important international event will be held in conjunction with SIGA, Trade Fair for Innovative Water Management Solutions, also organised by IFEMA, from 26 February to 1 March 2019, at the Feria de Madrid.

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