Education / ERRA Courses
Introduction to water utility regulation: Tailor-made capacity building program for the Authority for Public Services Regulation, Oman11-13 of September, 2022

The course has been dedicated to the core responsibilities and activities of water utility regulatory authorities. Participants gained knowledge on key economic concepts guiding the operation of the sector, the challenges faced by water utility service providers, and the role of the regulator and regulatory models including best practices. A core theme of the course has been tariff setting and approval by the regulator. Lessons on methodologies were supplemented by case study examples, a tariff setting exercise and a team assignment to develop the strategy of a hypothetical water utility company. The course has been implemented through the cooperation of ERRA and REKK.