The Water Utility company of Acquedotto Pugliese Spa (AQP) manages the Integrated Water Service cycle of one of the longest water supply networks in Europe and the main one in south Italy. AQP manages the water supply of Puglia and Basilicata Region and some communes in Campania. AQP guarantees the supply of drinking water and the entire range of services regarding water treatment for potable water (WTP), wastewater collection and related treatment (WWTP). The served population is 4 million people with about 25,000 km WS networks, 16,000 km WW networks, WTPs and WWTPs.

Among the most significant actions to implement structural measures in the medium and long term, Idrostudi has been engaged by AQP in order to model and design the rehabilitation of outdated water supply networks and expansion of new ones.

Sector Water Supply and Sanitation, Integrated Urban Water Management
country ITALY
  • Data collection and critical analysis
  • Topographical surveys, networks surveys
  • Geotechnical investigations
  • Diagnostic assessment of the existing networks
  • Water losses surveys and analysis
  • Water balance analysis
  • Pressure and flows data monitoring and collection
  • Network hydraulic model set, calibration and validation
  • Analysis of optimized scenarios for the water supply network
  • Development of District Metered Areas (DMAs)
  • Basic and detailed design of works to improve/optimize the water supply networks; energy consumption reduction
  • BoQ and cost estimates
  • Expropriation aspects
  • Costs-benefits analysis (CBA)
  • Scheme management and maintenance plan (O&M)
  • Technical specification and Tender Documents
  • Water losses reduction Plan
  • Stakeholder engagement/information/consultation throughout the project

Water Utility Company: Acquedotto Pugliese Spa (JSC) (EU Funds)