International Festival of Wastewater Treatment Plants

The International Festival of Wastewater Treatment Plants aims to give evidence to the importance of nature and water in protecting the environment, citizens will be involved in activities related to the responsibility of preserving and respecting nature as well as projects encouraging them not to waste water. Specifically, the national association ARTEDAMANGIARE (ARTSTOBE EATEN) organises the event at the Nosedo wastewater treatment plant  ( and at the San Rocco wastewater treatment plant ( with the patronage of Region Lombardy, City of Milan,  Adi, European Commission and of the European Parliament. The International Festival will be held from the 18th of May to the 20th of May 2019:  three days dedicated to the festival’s theme, the value of water. There will be guided tours to the plants, the Depur Art Lab Gallery and to the Water Museum with artistic laboratories, open to the general public. There will be artists from 37 states who produce works with waste materials such as pipes and artistic performances in the green area of the Nosedo and San Rocco plants; also there will be different thematic conferences open to the public, the stakeholders, the schools and the universities with the participation of European experts, researchers, technicians and meetings for middle and high schools.



Organisation type:

Professional network or association,


Milano, Italy

Event type:

Conference, Exhibition, Festival, Open door day, Guided tour, Networking event,


18/05/2019 - 20/05/2019


Circular economy, Citizen's engagement, Green jobs, Training and education, Quality of life, Nature and Biodiversity, Waste, Water, Implementation of legislation,

Target audience:

Children (<18), Students, Research community/Academia, General public/families, Local or regional authorities, Press/Media,

Contact details:

Cinzia Boschiero
Phone: +39-3389282504