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State of the sector - HungaryWater and wastewater services in the Danube regionAnalysis

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

Introduction to water utility regulation 2015BudapestEvent

The course features 5 days dedicated to the core responsibilities and activities of water utility regulatory authorities with regard to the oversight of the regulated utilities, principles and practices of tariff setting, performance benchmarking, and ...

Wastewater strategy of BulgariaAnalysis

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 ...

The Hungarian water utility sector reformDanube Water Conference, ViennaEvent

At the World Bank - IAWD - GIZ 2014 Danube Water Conference on 9 May 2014 Mr. Péter Kaderják, the director of REKK gave the introductory presentation before the panel discussion of the Hungarian water utility sector reform. Mr. Kaderják reviewed the ...

Thirsty for regulationsMajor changes to come in Hungarian water utility servicesArticle

The Hungarian water utility services experience major changes nowadays. A water utility act, to make up for decades without dedicated regulations, is being drafted. The sector is fragmented, with intricate ownership and property relations and a missing ...

Overview of the Hungarian water utility sectorCompetition and Regulation 2010Research paper

The water utility sector is a network industry. The most important characteristics – such as congestion, high share of fixed costs, the fact, that the decisions of present generation highly affect the future generations, and also the legal framework ...

The potential for energy efficiency improvement within the water utility sectorArticle

The World Bank commissioned us for a research project to identify the locations in Central and Eastern Europe with substantial room to improve the energy efficiency of water utilities (companies providing water and wastewater services). Our analysis was ...

Energy efficiency analysis of water and wastewater utilities based on the IBNET databaseAnalysis

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 ...

Tariff burden and receivables in the water utility sectorArticle

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 ...

REC Priority Environmental Investment Project in CEEAnalysis

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 ...