The Italian Water Industry. Cases of Excellence


Autore: Andrea Gilardoni Pubblicazione: gennaio 2018 Lingua: Inglese Pagine: 358
COD: libro-idrico-2018 Categorie: , ,
  • Describes the Italian water sector from governance to sustainability
  • Includes contributions by leading Italian water professionals, from engineers to utility managers
  • Presents various cases of cutting-edge solutions for water and wastewater management

This book describes the water sector as it is structured in Italy, presenting innovative engineering, financial and managerial solutions implemented by the Italian water sector, through the experiences of its major stakeholders. The main themes addressed include water regulation, financing infrastructures, economic performance of the leading companies, abstraction, potabilization, distribution, treatment and purification technologies, energy production, and organizational restructuring. The last part of the work presents company profiles with important financial indicators, as well as future strategic postures.Written by leading Italian experts, the book reflects the remarkable advances that have been made in the field of water governance and environmental management. The book is especially valuable for researchers, water professionals, utility managers, as well as policy makers and foreign investors looking for opportunities. This work has been prepared as part of the research activities of the Observatory on Sustainable Water Industry, one of Agici’s Research and Advisory units.


General Overview of the Italian Water Sector

The Pursuit of Excellence in the Water Industry
Andrea Gilardoni

Water Regulation: An Innovative Approach
Lorenzo Bardelli

Financing Infrastructures in the Water Industry
Simona Camerano

Economic and Financial Performance of the Leading Companies
Massimiliano Cattozzi, Giovanni Costigliola, Nicola Tomaiuoli

Advanced Purification and Water Quality Solutions

The Construction of the Boron and the Arsenic Removal Plants in Franciana
Ennio Marcello Trebino

Arsenic Removal Technologies
Stefano Quaglino

Experiences in Hexavalent Chromium Removal in the Treatment of Drinking Water
Paolo Romano

Evolution of Laboratory Procedures for Water Quality Analysis
Vladimiro Agostini

Optimizing the Distribution Network

Acea-WETNET: True Monitoring of Water Networks
Stefano Antonio Donnarumma

Integrated Solution for a Smart Water Network
Andrea Gallina, Donato Gerardo Pasquale

A Decision Support System for Acquedotto Pugliese
Nicola De Sanctis

Real-Time Automatic Control and Management of the Network Distribution
Stefano Quaglino

A Safe Model Thanks to Interconnections
Lorenzo Veronese

High-Pressure Fire Prevention System in Venice
Vladimiro Agostini

Wastewater in a Circular Economy Perspective

Innovation and Circular Economy in Water Sector: The CAP Group
Alessandro Russo

Wastewater in a Circular Economy Perspective

Waste Water Management in Seaside Tourism Areas: The Rimini Seawater Protection Plan
Stefano Venier

Circular Economy and WWTPs: Water Reuse and Biogas Production
Massimiliano Bianco

Paolo Romano

Facing Financial and Managerial Challenges

MM SpA: Integrated Water Service Investments and Financing Strategy for the City of Milan
Stefano Cetti

Corporate Reorganization to Adapt to the Demand for Performance Improvement
Tullio Montagnoli

Implementation of a Balanced Scorecard in the Water Industry. The Abbanoa S.p.A. Case
Alessandro Ramazzotti