Country-Specific Issues and Proposed Tariff and Charge Reforms: Romania – National Profile
This paper was drafted within the framework of the project "Assessment and Development of Water and Wastewater Tariffs and Effluent Charges Designs for Nutrient Reduction in the Danube River Basin (DRB)". The main purpose was to give an overview of the organization and functioning of the management units in the Romanian water sector (Danube basin), regulatory framework, service users etc. in order to improve both water resource management generally and protection of water bodies from nutrification and hazardous substances. In this respect was explored the use of water and waste-water service tariffs and effluent charges, fines and incentives as a tool for nutrient reduction. The paper ends with policy issues that will need solutions and policies for suggested reforms.
06 May 2010