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Our work focuses on the economic aspects of water utilities, river basin management and flood risk with a comprehensive approach on water uses along the water cycle.

Water utility tariff training for MEKHUploaded: 18 of June, 2019

The three day training was delivered to the water utility tariff experts of the Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority. The training included the theory and methods of tariff setting, international case studies, interactive exercises ...

Water demand management in the MENA regionUploaded: 8 of June, 2017

Our water economics team at REKK contributed to the WATERSUM project ( with consultancy and capacity building activities within the field of water demand management (WDM) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

State of the sector - HungaryWater and wastewater services in the Danube regionUploaded: 1 of May, 2015

REKK prepared the Hungary Country Note for the Danube Water Program's regional assessment on the state of the water sector. More information can be found at Danubis site

Wastewater strategy of BulgariaUploaded: 1 of February, 2015

With support from the World Bank, in 2015 the Government of Bulgaria created a national water supply and sanitation strategy. The experts of REKK contributed to this strategy with a review of the experience from the sewage sector of Hungary, paying ...

Energy efficiency analysis of water and wastewater utilities based on the IBNET databaseUploaded: 1 of July, 2010

Electricity expenditures make up a large part of the operating costs of the water and wastewater sector. In our analysis we examine the energy efficiency of water and wastewater utilities in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and in the Commonwealth of ...

REC Priority Environmental Investment Project in CEEUploaded: 1 of September, 2009

Within this project we assessed the financial and operational reform options of water and wastewater utilities in the Western Balkan (Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia, Albania). In collaboration with the experts of REC a manual ...

The Benchmarking Club of the Hungarian Waterworks AssociationOur role in starting and supporting the clubUploaded: 1 of April, 2009

The Benchmarking Club of the Hungarian Water Utility Association was founded in 2007. Its main goals include comparative analysis of the performance of member utilities, statistical analysis of operating data, and sharing of best practices.We provided ...

International Benchmarking Network for Water and Sanitation Utilities (IBNET) elemzés 2009Uploaded: 1 of March, 2009

At the end of the 1990’s, the World Banks has started a large-scale, international performance benchmarking programme for water and sewage utilities. Within the framework of the International Benchmarking Network for Water and Sanitation Utilities ...

Development of the ASTEC model for the UNDP/GEF Danube Regional ProgramUploaded: 2 of January, 2008

The management of the UNDP/GEF funded research project on municipal water and wastewater tariffs and effluent charges in seven countries of the Danube River Basin belongs to the professional experience of our colleagues at their previous job (MAKK). They ...