The Italian Water Industry

  • Andrea GuerriniEmail author
  • Giulia Romano
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Water Science and Technology book series (BRIEFSWATER)


The Italian Integrated Water Supply system presents a very complex landscape. Italy’s water main and wastewater treatment plant network is very heterogeneous. Best practices exist, where entire areas are fully served by drinking water flowing directly to their homes all day, but there are other areas where the water flows from the tap only a few days a week. Municipalities served with high-quality water by innovative technologies coexist with poor areas characterized by outdated mains providing low-quality water.


Water Utility Water Service Water Sector Public Body Independent Firm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ManagementUniversity of VeronaVeronaItaly
  2. 2.Economics and ManagementUniversity of PisaPisaItaly

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