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Conclusions of the 2nd European Forum – EFRWS21

Conclusions of the 2nd European Forum on the Regulation of Water Services

In Europe, there are many ways to regulate the water sector from an environmental and economic point of view. The various types of regulatory models currently in place are strictly connected to local, regional and national rules adopted…

Date 2 December 2021
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Water Sector Challenges in the Western Balkans – Editorial

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal for Water (SDG 6) sets major objectives regarding access to safely and adequately managed services, water quality, water efficiency, integrated water management, and the protection and restoration of water-related ecosystems. The SDGs also called on the water and sanitation community to expand supporting instruments…

Date 29 November 2021
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October Newsletter

The October Newsletter from WAREG – European Water Regulators, a tool to deepen your knowledge on water and wastewater issues in Europe. October Newsletter

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Date 29 October 2021
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Water Regulatory Governance across Europe – Report

Water governance across Europe. Download the report.

WAREG presents its latest paper, 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: …

Date 25 October 2021
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September Newsletter

The September Newsletter from WAREG – European Water Regulators, a tool to deepen your knowledge on water and wastewater issues in Europe. September Newsletter

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Date 27 September 2021
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August Newsletter

The August Newsletter from WAREG – European Water Regulators, a tool to deepen your knowledge on water and wastewater issues in Europe. August newsletter

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Date 21 September 2021
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3° Water Utilities Aggregation Webinar – WAREG & FSR

“WATER AND SANITATION SERVICES AGGREGATION: FROM EXPECTATIONS TO ACHIEVEMENTS IN SELECTED COUNTRIES”

WAREG and FSR continue their series of webinars on water utilities aggregation. The third event, “Water and sanitation services aggregation: from expectations to achievements in selected countries”, will take place on the 15th of September as a…

Date 8 September 2021
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Utilities’ aggregation alternatives in water supply and sewerage sector in Albania

The WSS sector in Albania is quite fragmented with 57 WWS utilities, where only 2 of them (Tirana and Durres) cover about 40% of the total number of customers in the country. The sector needs to aggregate in order to benefit from economies of scale, hence allowing a reduction in…

Date 29 June 2021
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Interview with Marko Bislimoski, President of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) of the Republic of North Macedonia

President, the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is the national multi-sector regulator that, like all WAREG Members, has had to face big challenges in all regulated sectors in the past year, because of the primary shock caused by the COVID -19 pandemics. What was your best plan for absorbing such shock?…… Date 29 March 2021
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The role of the Albanian economic regulator in the water and wastewater sector

The national economic regulator for water and wastewater services of Albania (ERRU) has the legal mandate to monitor local water and wastewater operators, in order to avoid possible abuses of their monopolistic power on water supply and sewerage services.

Water supply services typically have high costs, but they are vital for local communities, which makes consumers willing to pay even higher tariffs that ensure access to such services. Due to the monopolistic nature of these services local water utilities may apply unjustified high tariffs.

Date 27 January 2021
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