Water losses in public water supply increased reaching 42.0% of the total input volume.
2,552 water operators were involved in Italy in the public water management (-305 on 2015).
For the first time over the last 20 years, there was a reduction in volume of water abstracted for public water supply (-2.7% on 2015).
87% of the volumes in public water supply networks was managed by water utility companies.
40 Italian municipalities were not connected to a public sewage system.