Water Pricing Workshop

Water Pricing Workshop

Tuesday 24 April 2018 – Atlantica Miramare Beach Hotel, Lemesos, Cyprus

WORKSHOP PROGRAMME

From

To

 

Subject

 

Speaker

 

08:00

08:30

 

Registration

 

 

 

08:30

08:40

 

Welcome speech

Mr

Socrates Metaxas

Manager, Water Board of Lemesos, Cyprus.

Session 1:  Applications of Water Pricing Policies – Session Chair: Mr Socrates Metaxas (Manager, Water Board of Lemesos, Cyprus)

08:40

09:00

Water pricing policies in Cyprus

Mrs

Agathi Hadjipanteli

Senior Executive Engineer,

Water Development Department,

Ministry of Agriculture,

Rural Development and Environment, Cyprus.

09:00

09:20

1B

Water pricing in Cyprus and the cost of water scarcity

Dr

 

 

Dr

Theodoros Zachariadis 

 

 

Christos Zoumides

Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science & Technology,

Cyprus University of Technology

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Water Management, Cyprus Institute.

09:20

09:40

1C

The pricing of the Dutch drinking water sector

Mr

Ed Smeets

Chairman of the IWA Statistics and Economics Specialist Group.

09:40

10:00

1D

Water pricing and the optimal management of the facilities in Spain

Dr

 

Ms

Francesc Hernandez Sancho and                 

Lledo Castellet Viciano

Professor, Head of the Water Economics Research Group, University of Valencia, Spain.

Researcher at the University of Valencia, Spain.

10:00

10:15

 

Questions and answers

 

 

 

10:15

10:30

 

Coffee Break

 

 

 

Session 2: Water Tariffs – Session Chair: Mr Sophocles Christodoulides (Manager, Water Board of Larnaka, Cyprus), Member of the Technical Commission of EUREAU

10:30

10:50

2A

JWWA Guideline for water tariff revision

Mr

Masao Shibuya

Director of International Division JWWA

(Japan Water Works Association).

10:50

11:10

2B

The water sector in Portugal and water tariffs

Ms

Alexandra Cunha

Head of the Economic and Financial Analysis Department, The Water and Waste Services Regulation Authority, Portugal.

11:10

11:30

2C

Tariff systems and water prices in Switzerland

Mr

Matthias Freiburghaus

Technical Water Consultant, Swiss Gas and Water Industry Association (SVGW).

11:30

11:50

2D

The water tariff system in Romania

Eng. Ec.

Teodor (Doru) Popa

Financial Manager, Compania Apa Brasov S.A., Romania.

11:50

12:05

 

Questions and answers

 

 

 

12:05

12:20

 

Coffee Break

 

 

 

Session 3: Network Performance and Financial Considerations – Session Chair: Mr Ed Smeets (Chairman of the IWA Statistics and Economics Specialist Group)

12:20

12:40

3A

Smart network: low power or super power?  Implications on the income generation capabilities of water utilities

Mr

Jan Hammenecker

Commercial Director of De Watergroep, Belgium.

12:40

13:00

3B

Operating cost coverage vs.

Water utility complaints

Dr

Konstantinos Tsagarakis

Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece.

13:00

13:20

3C

Innovation in water tariff

Mr

Filippo Alfonso Baldaro

 

Project Manager and Researcher at Cetaqua, Water Technology Center, Spain

13:20

13:40

3D

The water rate framework in the context of French regulation:
How to ensure an efficient quality service at the best price in a context in motion

Mr

Stanislas Pouradier Duteil

Project Development Engineer at Veolia, France.

 

13:40

13:50

 

Questions and answers

 

 

 

13:50

14:00

          Conclusions & Closing Comments by  Mr Ed Smeets, Chairman of the IWA Statistics and Economics

          Specialist Group 

14:00

15:00

          Lunch