We are the leading Italian operator in the sector of integrated water services, for the number of residents served, and operate in five regions - Lazio, Tuscany, Umbria, Molise and Campania - through subsidiary and investee companies. We are also present in Latin America under partnership agreements.
The integrated management of water resources begins with a careful analysis of springs and groundwater. We check and ensure the quality of the water throughout its journey: from catchment to distribution. Similar attention is given to the wastewater collection and treatment phases.
We are committed to sustainable management of the resource, we return the purified water to the environment to continue its natural cycle. All this is possible thanks to an efficient management of infrastructures, process digitalisation and the competence of our operators.
Management of the integrated water service is our most important business, which is why we have included in our Business Plan investments totalling 1.9 billion Euro to develop this area.
Consolidated data as at 31 december 2021
The Peschiera-Capore aqueduct, one of the largest spring-water aqueducts in Europe and in the world, in 2018 celebrated 80 years of activity. The infrastructure - 130 km of pipelines that guarantee 80% of Rome's water supply - collects one of the best quality waters in Europe from the springs of the same name. The water arriving in citizens' homes is extremely pure, as it flows underground for 15-20 years before emerging.
In Campania we operate in the area of the Sorrento Peninsula and the Island of Capri, in the area of Vesuvius, in the area of the Lattari Mountains and in the River Sarno water catchment area via the company GORI and in 22 municipalities in Benevento and the province via Gesesa.
In the municipalities of Campagnano di Roma (Lazio) and Termoli (Molise) we operate via Acea Molise (previously Crea Gestioni).
In Tuscany we operate in the province of Pisa via the company Acque, in the province of Florence via the company Publiacqua, in the provinces of Siena and Grosseto via the company Acquedotto del Fiora, in the province of Arezzo via the company Nuove Acque and in the province of Lucca via the company GEAL.
In Umbria we operate in the province of Perugia via the company Umbra Acque and in the province of Terni via the company Servizi Idrici Integrati.
We also manage water businesses in some countries in Latin America (Honduras, Dominican Republic, Colombia and Peru), serving approximately 10 million people. We operate under partnership agreements with local and international businesses, thanks to which we can transfer our know-how to the local entrepreneurs. During 2021 our investments increased by 48%.