Scarce investments, low tariffs, and old networks and plants are some of the features of the Italian water industry that should have ended with Law 36 of 1994, when the industry began a process of intense reform that has not yet concluded. The reform brought new rules advocated by local water authorities (AATOs) and water utility firms, a review of the tariff method, and the introduction of an independent national authority (the AEEG).
KeywordsEuropean Union Private Firm Water Utility Water Service Water Industry
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