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News From Brussels – April 2023

The most relevant news from European Institutions in April 2023 regarding the water and wastewater sector


The European Parliament’s rapporteur for revising the Urban WasteWater Directive, MEP Nils Torvalds (RENEW, Finland), has published his Draft Report containing amendments to…

Date 30 April 2023
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BRUGEL announces the new water indicators for 2023

BRUGEL, the energy regulator for the Brussels-Capital Region, announces the new indicators to monitor in 2023 for the water sector

These indicators aim to support the monitoring of water services in the Brussels-Capital Region and ensure their efficient and sustainable management. The monitoring therefore covers all aspects of the water…

Date 30 April 2023
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Call for proposals – energy neutrality in urban wastewater treatment 

Research on energy neutrality in urban wastewater treatment in the European Union: European targets and key economic instruments to achieve them

Scope of this proposal

In support of its Secretariat, WAREG is looking for a research partner specialised in researching on the nexus between wastewater treatment and climate neutrality targets…

Date 18 April 2023
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Impacts of the energy crisis on the price of water services

This WAREG report studies the impact of the energy crisis on the water and waste-water utility sector and reviews measures undertaken by WAREG members to address the crisis.

The findings of the WAREG Report are based on data from 18 member regulators collected through a structured questionnaire as…

Date 6 April 2023
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News From Brussels – March 2023

The most relevant news from European Institutions in March 2023 regarding the water and wastewater sector …

Date 31 March 2023
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Accelerating change, an interview with Vice-President Eirò on World Water Day

On the occasion of World Water Day 2023, we are delighted to release our interview with Professor Eirò, Vice-President of WAREG and President of ERSAR (Portugal). In this interview, we discuss the theme of World Water Day as well as the important work of WAREG in economic regulation. Professor Eirò…

Date 22 March 2023
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WAREG views on the proposal of the European Commission for a revised UWWTD

In this article, you can discover WAREG’s views on the proposal of the European Commission for a revised Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive (UWWTD).

WAREG welcomes the European Commission’s Proposal for a revised UWWTD, currently under discussion in the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers of the EU.…

Date 21 March 2023
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WAREG presents at Intergroup Event on the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive

WAREG participated in the European Parliament Intergroup event on the Revision of the Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive, to present its guidelines on the UWWTD and highlight some key points to enrich the debate and effectiveness of the Directive under revision. In this article you can find an abstract of the…

Date 14 March 2023
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A renewed President and Board for the development of WAREG. Outcomes of the 27th General Assembly.

Press Release – 27th General Assembly

How will the proposed revision of the Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive impact the water sector? Which role can Regulatory Authorities play in implementing and achieving its objectives?

The Association of European Water Regulators held its 27th General Assembly in Lisbon, Portugal, attended by more…

Date 8 March 2023
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From NEURC Ukraine – Ensuring Water Supply and Sewerage Services in War Conditions

In this article, discover how the water supply and sewerage sector in Ukraine coped with the outbreak of full-scale conflict and the actions taken by the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC) to ensure the provision of continuous and reliable water services. With a focus on the legal framework…

Date 27 February 2023
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