- 20 November 2023
- Posted by: eyath-news
- Category: All News
EYATH S.A. seeks to become a model of good sustainability practices in Greece and in the wider region of the South-Eastern Mediterranean, proceeding with a series of contacts with similar companies in the field of water supply and drainage issues. In this context, the administration of EYATH, during its two-day visit to Cyprus, met with governmental and self-governing factors, in order to explore the possibilities of cooperation and exchange of know-how on matters of common interest.
The team of EYATH, consisting of Anthimos Amanatidis, managing director, Agis Papadopoulos, president, Grigoris Penelis, vice president, and Nikolaos Kleitou, member of the Board of Directors of EYATH and chairman of the Audit Committee, met successively with the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works of the Cypriot government, Alexis Vafeadis, and the mayors of Nicosia Konstantinos Giorkatzis, of Larnaca Andreas Vyra, of Ayia Napa Christos Zannettou, of Paralimni Theodoros Pyrilis and of Limassol Nikos Nicolaidis.
The meetings with the mayors were attended by officials of the water supply and sewerage councils of the municipalities and possibilities for a mutual exchange of know-how were discussed, with a particular emphasis on energy saving, “smart” water meters and GIS, areas in which EYATH has demonstrated significant work in recent years . It should be noted that the company reduced energy consumption in its facilities by 9.15% in 2022, exceeding the initial target of 8%, while a tender is already underway for the supply and installation of 100,000 “smart” water meters in areas of the urban fabric of Thessaloniki. , turning the page on city water services with measurable results for the region’s water balance. In particular in the field of Geographical Information Systems – GIS, EYATH S.A. already has many years of recognized know-how and experience, having created a central digital warehouse of technical data for water supply and sewerage networks and their facilities.
“The problems and challenges we have to face as water supply and sanitation organizations in Greece and Cyprus are similar”, said Agis Papadopoulos, president of EYATH. “They are determined by the effects of the climate crisis and the management of new technologies, while no one can overlook the importance of the cooperation of the organizations of the two Greek states in the increasingly strict single European regulatory framework”, he added at the end of the meetings.
“Extroversion is one way in a constantly changing environment, we need updated strategies, synergies and adaptability. In our meetings in Cyprus with governmental and self-governing factors on water supply and drainage issues, we found common concerns and fertile ground for cooperation. We aspire to turn EYATH into a national and regional model of good practices for sustainable development and sustainability, to be present in the international markets in matters of our competence”, pointed out Anthimos Amanatidis, managing director of EYATH.
It is recalled that EYATH, as of September 2021 and through its subsidiary EYATH Services S.A., has undertaken the technical support of the Cypriot bank “AstroBank” in loaned infrastructure projects related to its object (facilities, sewage networks etc.). Utilizing the know-how and experience of its executives, the first project to be evaluated was the new Paralimnion – Ayia Napa wastewater treatment facility.
Photos from the successive contacts of the EYATH administration with the Cypriot Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Alexis Vafeadis, and mayors of the island.