SS-5 Regulation and Transparency for Water and Sanitation Services in Countries That Lack Them
Topic: 1. Water, sanitation and health Date: 2017-06-02 Time from: 09:00:00 Time to: 10:30:00 Room: Cozumel 5
To discuss needs and experiences about regulation for public water services. Those could range from social overseers, to proper regulatory watchdogs for tariffs and service quality. Will comment if those improve quality and reduce operation costs by benchmarking their supervised utilities. To comment if legislation for water services in some countries hinders or promotes the establishment of such regulators. The session will present cases and strategies to promote regulation and certainty and clarity of information about the performance of water utilities, with weak or lacking regulation and transparency.