Water and Waste - Policy and Regulation

The FSR Water and Waste Area is a unique environment gathering regulators, operators and academics with the goal of providing innovative thought, analysis, and discussion of EU regulatory policies and governance in the fields of water and municipal waste.

Its core research focuses on economic regulation and governance in the water and waste sectors including pricing policies and benchmarking.

Water & Waste Knowledge

Economic regulators’ role in supporting the ecological transition of water and sanitation service operators

Economic regulators of water and sanitation services (WSS) across Europe were originally established to address harmful consequences arising from the natural monopoly of the sector. This is reflected in their…

By:
SALVETTI, Maria;SIDERIS, Konstantinos
Women in Water Decision-Making: insights from OECD
Women in Water Decision-Making: insights from OECD

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD estimates that water demand will increase by 55% by 2050 due to…

A Green Deal for water and sanitation utilities to rejuvenate the service delivery and financing model

As stated by the OECD, “water security in many regions will continue to deteriorate due to increasing water demand, water stress and water pollution.” Indeed water supply and sanitation (WSS)…

By:
SALVETTI, Maria
Efficient Market Structure of the Portuguese Municipal Solid Waste Sector
Efficient Market Structure of the Portuguese Municipal Solid Waste Sector

This study seeks to estimate economies of scale and scope in collection, disposal, and recycling for Portuguese municipal solid waste…

Performance consequences of water utility aggregation
Performance consequences of water utility aggregation

The paper “Performance consequences of water utility aggregation” (Klein, M.) will be presented at the 8th Conference on the Regulation of Infrastructures (20-21…

Research

The school carries out multidisciplinary research with the purpose of developing economically, legally, and socially-sound regulation and policy.

Training courses

Designed by an international faculty of academics and the main experts in the field, our courses are designed to meet the educational needs of professionals at all levels.

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Our events bring together the world of academia and practice to offer a vast range of opportunities for open discussion and practice sharing.

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