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Fundamentals of Water Utility Regulation 2022Event

The course is dedicated to the core responsibilities and activities of water utility regulatory authorities. Participants will gain knowledge on key economic concepts guiding the operation of the sector, the challenges faced by sector participants ...

Urban heat islands - Do we have enough water to mitigate urban heat waves?10:00 - 12:30 CET, REKK WorkshopEvent

With summer temperatures rising and heat waves becoming more frequent, the urban environment is becoming increasingly hot, threatening the quality of life and health of urban dwellers. Densely built-up areas are becoming noticeably hotter than outlying ...

ERRA training on Regulatory compliance at the Oman Water and Wastewater Services CompanyEvent

We provided a three-day training course to 40 experts of the Oman Water and Wastewater Services Company in Muscat, Oman. The course covered a wide spectrum of regulatory topics, including the basics of water economics, the principles of economic ...

Assessing the energy saving and greenhouse gas mitigation potential on the drinking water network of the Water and Wastewater Utility of Novi SadAnalysis

Energy saving opportunitites have been assessed on the drinking water network of the Novi Sad Water Utility Company (Vodovod i kanalizacija Novi Sad, ViKNS) and analysed to see if they are economically viable, that is, if benefits (in the form of saved ...

Energy saving and greenhouse gas mitigation potential on the drinking water network of the Novi Sad Water Utility10:00-12:00 CETEvent

A team of hydraulic engineers, energy economists and water policy experts worked with the Novi Sad Water Utility Company (ViKNS) to discover potential energy saving measures on the drinking water network of Novi Sad. Hydraulic modelling has been applied ...

Water utility market studyAnalysis

We made a study for the Canadian Embassy in Budapest on the business opportunities offered by the Hungarian water utility sector. In our report we reviewed the structure of the market, the current financial position of the sector, EU and domestic ...

Rainwater cost calculation modelAnalysis

At the request of the Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority (MEKH), REKK conducted a study on rainwater drainage. The aim of the study was to develop a calculation model to determine the costs of rainwater management within combined ...

REKK-15: The past and next 15 years in the energy and water utility sectorsEvent

The research team of REKK celebrates the 15th anniversary of REKK with six brand new publications. We present our findings in the first part of the event, providing new analysis about the Hungarian electricity, natural gas, renewable energy and water ...

Are we still falling? Sustainability and equity in the Hungarian water utility services sectorBudapest Management ReviewResearch paper

In this article, the authors look at the recent history of the Hungarian water utility sector, dividing it into two essential periods: the pre-2011 and post-2011 periods are separated by the adoption of a globally unique sectoral reform package. At the ...

Water utility tariff training for MEKHAnalysis

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 ...