Who we are


The WRA was established in 1998 in accordance with Law No. 8102, dated 28.03.1996, as amended. We are an independent institution directly responsible to Council of Ministers and the to the Assembly of Albania to whom we report regularly through our Annual Report, submitted in January. The Council of Ministers appoints the Chair and the other members of the National Regulatory Commission (NRC). Our organizational structure (displayed below) was approved by Decision No. 34/2016, of the Assembly of Albania, as amended. The NRC consists of the Chair, who is the executive director, and four members. The NRC convenes regularly throughout the year to take decisions concerning all functions and task of the WRA.


The organizational structure also includes:

  • A Technical and Economic Directorate consisting of three sectors, the License and Technical Sector, the Economic and Tariff Sector, and the Monitoring and Performance Sector;
  • A Legal and Consumer Directorate consisting of two sectors, the Legal Sector and Public Relations and Consumer Sector;
    • A Support Services Directorate consisting of two sectors, Human Resources and Finance Sector and Auxiliary Sector;




    Participation in the 4th Balkans Joint Conference and Exhibition
    On 2 - 4 November 2016 Water Regulatory Authority participated in the 4th Balkans Joint...

    Presentation of the Performance report for water supply and sewerage companies for 2015
    Water Regulatory Authority (WRA) presented on 20 October 2016 at Hotel Tirana International...

    Participation in the Performance Report for 2015 presentation by the Water Regulatory Authority of Kosovo
    By the invitation of the Director of ARRU, Kosovo Mr. Raif Preteni, on 14 September 2016...

    The annual meeting between the two water regulators, WRA - ARRU, Kosovo
    Representatives of the Water Regulatory Authority and Water Regulatory Authority of Kosovo...

    Participation in the 5th International Conference “Regulating Water Supply and Waste Water Services 26-27 May 2016 Ohrid, Macedonia
    On 26 - 27 May 2016, a delegation from the Water Regulatory Authority headed by the Chairman Mr....