On the occasion of World Water Day, established by the United Nations and celebrated every year on 22 March, ISTAT issued an annual focus based on the integration of several statistical data sources, including the first results of the 2018 Census of water for civil use.
Water abstraction for public water supply in decrease: 419 liters per person per day (9,2 billion cubic meter).
Still relevant water losses in public water supply network: about 44 cubic meters lost per kilometer of mains per day in provincial or metropolitan capitals.
12 provincial or metropolitan capitals (almost all located in southern Italy) affected by rationing measures in the public water supply.
86.6% of households very or fairly satisfied with water service in their houses.
Household monthly expenditure for mineral water increased (+9.4% on 2015).