WAREG is the Association of European Regulators in the drinking water and wastewater sector

WAREG’s mission is to facilitate proactive cooperation, knowledge and capacity-building among its Members by highlighting the advantages of economic regulation at the national and regional levels.

Any national or regional Authority with economic competencies in the drinking water and wastewater sector can apply to become Member or Observer.

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Conclusions of the 2nd EFRWS

In Europe there are many ways to regulate the water sector, from an environmental and an economic point of view. All various types of regulatory models in place are strictly connected with local, regional and national rules adopted in a single Country. In terms of governance of the water sector, independent regulators seem to have emerged as powerful public authorities to ensure compliance with relevant EU Directives and Regulations, especially in those Countries that were lagging behind in reaching EU targets.

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2° European Forum on the Regulation of Water Services – EFRWS21

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Water Governance across Europe Report

An analysis of the water governance in Europe from 26 Members and Observers.

The governance has been analysed highlighting 3 main aspects for each country: Regulator, Legal Framework, Institutional framework

Water Governance Report

5 Year Report

In the past five years, WAREG has become more than a network, turning into a formal platform where regulatory agencies can find solutions to specific challenges for operators, consumers and the environment.

5 Year Report

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