Barcelona, Jan 31 (EFE). – Barcelona, Badalona, Cerdanyola del Vallès, El Prat de Llobregat, Sabadell, Santa Coloma de Gramenet and Terrassa, the public companies Barcelona Ciclo del Agua and Aguas del Prat and the entity Ingeniería sin Fronteras have constituted today the Catalan Association of Municipalities and Entities for Public Water Management (AMAP).
The constituent assembly was held today at the City Council of Barcelona, promoter of this initiative, and has brought together councilors from the seven municipalities and representatives of public companies and entities that have joined this pioneering network in Catalonia.
In statements to the media, the Councilor for Presidency, Water and Energy of the City of Barcelona, Eloi Badia, stressed that the seven municipalities that founded this association for “public water” added 2.5 million people, 33% of the inhabitants of Catalonia and are added to the Catalan municipalities that already do public water management, with a good management that has been proved solvent.
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