Tariff burden and receivables in the water utility sectorPublished: 1 of June, 2010

REKK has completed a comprehensive analysis of the water utility sector focusing on tariffs, the tariff burden falling on customers, and receivables. The research has been ordered by the Hungarian Water Utility Association (MAVIZ). Even though we carried out a sta- tistical analysis on the data of water and wastewater service companies, results may be of interest to the participants of other public utility sectors as well, since the relationship established among tariff burden, net income, the level of consumption and receivables are likely to be present in other markets as well. The analysis is based on data from 62 medium and large-sized utility companies, which together provide about 85% of domestic water utility services