The Water Regulatory Body was created and operates based on law no. 8102, dated 28.03.1996, amended. The powers, procedures and standards under which ERRU operates derive from this law:

A number of other laws of the Republic of Albania have an impact on the exercise of ERRU's functions, such as the Law on Consumer Protection, the Law on the Functioning of Collegial Bodies of State Administration and Public Entities, etc. These can be found at the following links: