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Financial Capacity of the Water Sector and Water Prices in Europe

Publication

Financial Capacity of the Water Sector and Water Prices in Europe

A Comparison

Piotrowski, Ralph; R. Andreas Kraemer 1998: Financial Capacity of the Water Sector and Water Prices in Europe — A Comparison. Paper in the Research Project "Interactions between the Management of the Urban Water Cycle and Environmental Technologies in a Sustainable Development Perspective".


Citation

Piotrowski, Ralph; R. Andreas Kraemer 1998: Financial Capacity of the Water Sector and Water Prices in Europe — A Comparison. Paper in the Research Project "Interactions between the Management of the Urban Water Cycle and Environmental Technologies in a Sustainable Development Perspective".

Language
English
Funding
Year
1998
Dimension
18 pp.
Project ID
960-03
Table of Contents

1 Introduction and Summary
2 Background
3 Motivation
4 The Work Programme
5 Similarities and Differences
6 Germany as the Starting Point
7 Costs as the Basis of Tariffs and Prices
8 Cost-Recovery and Subsidies
9 Subsidies and Water Prices
10 Cost of Raw Water Quality and Source Protection
11 Taxes and Rates as Cost Factors
12 Quality of the Water Supply
13 Data quality
14 Comparison of Water Prices in Europe
15 Conclusions