On 4 April 2019, at the Adriatik Hotel in Durres, Varus Dooel, a private member of SHUKALB, and the exclusive representative company of Merck Millipore and Sigma Aldrich portfolio for the territory of Albania and Kosovo, organized a one day Conference titled “Water and Food Monitoring”. The Conference was organized with the support of SHUKALB and SHUKOS was focused on water monitoring and everything related to it.
The conference gathered around 100 participants coming from the water supply and sewerage companies from Albania and Kosovo, Albanian Water Regulatory Authority, the Waterworks Skopje, the Institute of Public Health of Macedonia, the Institute of Public Health of Kosova, and other stakeholders.
The conference presentations included topics related to the methods of monitoring water quality as well as standards and regulations on water quality from Kosovo, Albania as well as Macedonia.
The Deputy Executive Director of SHUKALB, Ms. Elisabeta Poçi, acknowledged the initiative of Varus Dooel in organizing a conference on the water monitoring topic, and emphasized the value of such events, as they create opportunities for knowledge exchange between its members of the private sector and the water utilities. As a professional organization that promotes knowledge sharing and networking, SHUKALB will continue to support such initiatives that create opportunities for learning and exchange of best practices.