BMI V iew: T he Czech Republic has a modern, extensive and relatively efficient water sector. The country's recent history has seen many developments to the sector, largely due to the high standards required for entry into the EU. Despite these improvements there is still work to be done and modernisation is ongoing, especially with regards to the infrastructure and wastewater facilities. As these changes take shape and the sector begins to see the benefits in its efficiency and reduced leakage, we forecast that the amount of water wasted by the sector will decrease while consumption levels increase.
The investment environment around the Czech water sector remains favourable. With developments to the infrastructure ongoing, openness to foreign investment and strong legislation in place opportunities are commonplace. Although currently there is a strong demand, especially from those in more rural areas, for greater access to mains water, as projects are completed and appropriate standards met, this demand may reduce somewhat. However, with many highly water dependent industries in the Czech Republic, it seems there will always be a need for constant upgrades and modernisation.
Historically, the Czech Republic has seen a lot of wastage through its water sector. This is forecast to continue falling as it has more recently, as new technologies and equipment become commonplace. As the population continues to grow, however, and more of people are connected to mains water, the consumption level of the country will rise in the coming years.
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.
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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.
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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.