At the 2019 Water Innovation Europe Annual Event, the Water Services Corporation has been awarded the Water Governance Prize. The Corporation’s EU funded major project stood out as a set of large scale infrastructural initiatives that are reversing natural water scarcity whilst giving a better product to the general public and ensuring the sustainability of the sector.
The Project addresses the main blocks of the WSC operational cycle, substantially increasing the quality of tap water, whilst reducing CO2 emissions, it ensures better efficiency and safeguards groundwater.
CEO Richard Bilocca explained how ‘the vision behind the largest ever project of its nature in Malta is receiving international attention and recognition signifying the validity of the Corporation’s workforce from its most talented engineers, scientists and architects to the hard working technical teams that not only materialize these projects but also inspire them.’ The award is testament of the successful governance solutions that are resulting from the project.
With over 200 participants from all around Europe in every edition, WssTP annual conference ‘Water Innovation Europe’ has grown to become the landmark event of the European water value chain. The event brings together all the aspects of the sector: scientists and technology developers, utility representatives, large water users, European Public authorities, civil society organizations and finance experts.