Water Alliance asks Juncker to prioritise water
BRUSSELS – Water Alliance, the key European water-related umbrella organisations, is asking the Juncker Commission to prioritise water during the next 5 years due to its importance for EU’s economy, environment and quality of life of the European citizens.
The joint action of identifying key priorities for water is the first initiative of Water Alliance. The purpose of Water Alliance is to promote a more informed and structured policymaking on water matters, as well as to inspire members of the European Parliament to raise the importance of water with in forthcoming hearings.
“These issues are vastly complex, cross-cutting many fields of public policy, economic and market imperatives, and concerning major public and private investments for innovative development and maintenance. Therefore, action by and collaboration between all players in the innovation triangle are strongly required”, states spokesperson Durk Krol of WssTP, one of the partners in the European Water Alliance.