Blanca Antizar talks to the International Water Association - The Urban Water Utility of the Future
Friday, 13 July 2018
Blanca Antizar joins IWA for an IWA webinar on the urban water utility of the future. Blanca provides an overview on how are carbon, energy and urban water inter-related into what we call the water – energy – carbon next, and how does this nexus relate to climate change. Blanca also share insights into how Isle Utilities are working with major water utilities to meet some of the challenges associated with climate change.
The target audience of the webinar included utility staff (managers, operators) worldwide, with a particular focus on utilities in emerging economies; water professionals advising utilities (consultants, academics); city and national regulators/ policymakers responsible for water and climate strategies.
The Water and Wastewater Companies for Climate Mitigation (WaCCliM) Roadmap, which outlines an ambitious process in five general steps, intended to raise a utility’s awareness, capacity, and decision making abilities at each step, was presented.
The webinar was hosted by Corinne Trommsdorff, IWA Cities of the Future Programme Manager, and the panellist were:
· Blanca Antizar, Head of Business Unit | Water Consulting, Isle Utilities
· Abby Crisostomo, Senior Policy and Programmes Officer, Greater London Authority
· Ana Teixeira, Asset Management, Grupo Águas de Portugal
· Andre Struker, Strategic Advisor, Waternet
· Willy Alarcon, Advisor Climate Finance, Deutsche
Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.
You webinar is available here