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Sustainable water management - 24.06.2008
Water and local governments - Vienna, 09/09/08
The Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) is co-organising a conference on water issues, with United Cities and Local Government and the International Water Association on 9 September 2008 in Vienna.
The event will bring together elected representatives as well as water managers and experts to discuss the organisation of water services, and assess how local authorities can implement sustainable water management.
Some 300 delegates will address the legal, financial and organisational framework of water management, the impact of increasing economic growth and urbanisation, and the challenges of climate change.
The conference will take place alongside the world water congress organised by the International Water Association, from 7 to 12 September 2008 in Vienna. The congress is expected to bring together some 3,000 experts on water issues from around the world.
Registration details will be available soon. For more information, please contact Marie Bullet at CEMR's.
Pierre Vander Auwera
Adviser – Communication
Tel. : + 32 2 500 05 41
Skype : pierre_vda