In this section, you can find all the articles on the topic of water economic regulation that are part of the water basics series
Water is a fundamental cornerstone of life, the health of our ecosystems, and the smooth functioning of economies worldwide. Its finite nature, coupled with the escalating pressures of population growth, industrialization, and climate change, poses increasing challenges for sustainable water management.
Within this intricate landscape, water losses emerge as…Date 15 September 2023
Water quality isn’t merely a matter of clear, fresh-tasting liquid flowing from our taps. It’s a fundamental necessity for human health, environmental sustainability, and the economy. Just as essential as the water itself is the system of regulations and oversight that ensures its purity and safety. As our world changes…Date 12 September 2023
Water scarcity is a major concern for Europe, which is one of the world’s most developed and urbanized regions. With increasing demand for water and declining availability, the impact of water scarcity in Europe is becoming more and more apparent.Definition of Water Scarcity and its Causes
Water scarcity refers…Date 6 September 2023
Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our time, with far-reaching impacts on the environment, human societies, and the economy. Among the many areas affected by climate change, water resources are of particular concern, as water is a critical resource for human well-being, economic development, and ecological…Date 6 September 2023
The economic regulation of industries, including the water sector, plays a crucial role in balancing the need for efficient resource utilization with the need for environmental protection and preservation.
In the case of the water sector, economic regulation can ensure that water resources are managed and allocated in a manner…Date 31 August 2023
Water governance refers to the overall framework and processes for decision-making and implementation of policies related to the use and management of water resources.What is water governance, and why is it important in the water sector?
Water governance refers to the overall framework and processes for decision-making and…Date 2 August 2023
Exploring the intricacies of Water Pricing Principles in the EU provides invaluable insight into sustainable water management.
This article will delve into the key principles guiding water pricing in the EU: the Cost Recovery Principle, the Polluter Pays Principle, and other ancillary principles shedding light on their significance and…Date 31 July 2023
A tariff in is a fee or charge imposed for a service or a product. In the context of the water sector, it refers to the price charged to customers for water services. The water sector operates under a cost recovery principle, meaning that the service’s…
Date 26 July 2023
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Water economic regulation can be defined as the rules and institutions which set, monitor, enforce and change the allowed tariffs and service standards for water providers.Why is economic regulation needed?
Economic regulation is a solution to the 3 main problems of the water and wastewater sector:…Date 19 July 2023