BMI V iew: The Czech Republic's water sector has room for improvement , but overall is a modern and efficient sector. This is due, in part, to the high standards that are required to meet stringent EU regulations. As further modernisations continue, to water infrastructure and the sewage network, our forecast is that overall water consumption in the country will fall.
At present the Czech water sector offers a wide range of opportunities, in the development of infrastructure and in water dependant industries. The high standards achieved as the country worked to meet EU regulations have dramatically improved investment opportunities and the ongoing need for easily accessible water ensures demand for investment will continue. As the need for modernisation in the sector diminishes, however, there will be less need for outside investment, but for now the upgrades are continuing and opportunities are plentiful.
The amount of water that is wasted in the Czech Republic will continue to fall as the state of the water sector improves and modern technologies are introduced. This pattern has been seen in other countries and results in a fall in consumption levels. As the Czech population goes through a period of slow growth, the water sector will continue to improve and keep pace with demographic expansion.
Key Trends And D evelopments
The Ministry of Industry and Trade is considering changing the way water tariffs in the Czech Republic are regulated. One option would mean that ERU, the national energy watchdog, regulates water rates. The other option would be improving communications in the current system where tariff regulation is shared by several institutions.
Czech Environment Minister Richard Brabec wants to raise the price of groundwater in an attempt to protect reserves and encourage customers to invest in infrastructure rather than over-use groundwater in dry periods. Critics argue that the price will have to increase by hundreds of percent before...
The Czech Republic Water Report has been researched at source and features latest-available data covering public and private sector investment in all major water projects including water extraction, water distribution and water treatment and sanitation projects and also includes competitive intelligence. The report features Business Monitor International (BMI)'s independent industry forecasts and analysis of latest industry news, trends and regulatory developments in Czech Republic.
BMI's Czech Republic Water Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, business investors, trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the water industry in Czech Republic.
- Benchmark BMI's independent water industry forecasts for Czech Republic to test other views - a key input for successful budgeting and strategic business planning in the Czech water industry.
- Target business opportunities and risks in Czech Republic through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments.
BMI Industry View
Summary of BMI’s key industry forecasts, views and trend analysis covering regulatory changes, major investments and projects and significant national and multinational company developments. These are broken down into Water Extraction, Water Consumption and Water Treatment & Sanitation.
Industry SWOT Analysis
Analysis of the major Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats within the water and wastewater sectors and the potential affects for industrial consumers, within the broader political, economic and business environment.
Industry & Economic Forecasts
Historic data series (2011-2012) and forecasts to end-2018 for all key industry and economic indicators, supported by explicit assumptions. Indicators include extraction, consumption and treatment.
Evaluation of the water industry in each state, with special emphasis on supply & consumption, distribution, treatment & sanitation, regulations & tariffs.
Industry Trends & Developments
Analysis of latest projects across the water infrastructure sector including Water and wastewater treatment plants, desalination facilities, mains water and sewage network expansions, dams, and hydropower plants.
Provides an overview of key government ministries overseeing the water sector together with regulatory organisations, alongside the central companies involved in water and wastewater distribution and treatment services in the country.