Aqua association also cooperate with other associations
or committees which contributes to standardization actions.
AQUA joined EDW
AQUA joined EDW end of 2016.
EDW - European Drinking Water is an alliance of European trade associations representing industries, which supply products or materials used in drinking water applications and connected to municipal drinking water supplies within the European Union (EU). This includes, for example, pumps, pipes, valves, water meters, taps, water heaters, catering Equipment industry, seals, etc and all types of materials such as elastomers, metals, plastics, etc.
On 12th of April 2016, Water Europe and AQUA, the Association of the European manufacturers of Water and Thermal energy meters signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen the representation of water issues at a European level.
With many water-related objectives and interests in common, Water Europe and AQUA have agreed on a close cooperation to optimise the synergy of their activities. As both directors stated 'Strategic and strong development of European water research and innovation is a shared interest of both organisations'.
European platform of Notified Bodies working in legal Metrology
NoBoMet is a European platform of Notified Bodies working in legal
Metrology. These bodies can be governmental agencies, but also
private commercial organisations. Also the range of activities can vary
from single verification to Type Approval and Quality System Approval.
Welmec is the European Cooperation in Legal Metrology.
When it was founded, the acronym Welmec stood for Western European
Legal Metrology Cooperation. However, today Welmec extends
beyond Western Europe and includes representatives from Central,
Eastern, Northern and Southern Europe.
Orgalim is the European federation representing the interests at the
level of the EU institutions of the European mechanical, electrical, electronic
and metal articles industries as a whole. Orgalim's member federations
directly or indirectly represent some 130,000 companies of an industry employing 10.2 million people.
The foundation of the European Smart Metering Industry Group recognises
the fact that the relevant industries have a key role to play in the general roll
out and adequate use of Smart Metering technology.
A consistent technological roll out in each of the 27 Member States
of the EU and the provision of maximum benefit from the new technology
for users, utilities and the environment.
European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization
Cenelec is the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization and is responsible for standardization in the electrotechnical engineering field.
Cenelec prepares voluntary standards, which help facilitate trade between countries, create new markets, cut compliance costs and support the development of a Single European Market.
The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) was officially created as an nternational non-profit association based in Brussels on 30 October 1975.
We are a business facilitator in Europe, removing trade barriers for European industry and consumers. Its mission is to foster the European economy in global trading, the welfare of European citizens and the environment.