One of global top 3 research institutes specialized in water policy and economy
Research on policy and economy to strengthen the foundation for effective water management and promoting K-Water businesses
Reinforcing management support and leading water management of the future
Improving the impact with advanced research and response to current management issues on time
Supporting national water policies with the development of leading policies as well as the entire quantity
Leading issues related to water management in the future with the use of network
Diagnosing management issues that are currently emerging and suggesting counterplans to such (support to management's decision-making on time through CEO briefing and technical support to field works)
Improving the foundation for invigorating K-Water business and its management(tap water quality improvement, expansion of benefits from water resource business, research on environmental advantage of waterpower generation
Diagnosing the direction of national policies related to water and suggesting counterplans to such (water and green growth strategy, evaluation of business value of Smart Water Grid, overseas expansion of customized water industry)
Leading water-related issues of the future jointly with specialists (Smart Water Forum established at National Assembly)
Research Center for Water Policy & Economy which is a research institute specialized in water-related policies and economy contributes to the development of water management in Korea and leads water management of the future by discovering and proliferating global agendas such as 'water and green growth'
Research Center for Water Policy & Economy
It performs policy research on fundamental law on water management, charge, river business, river maintenance, and such for effective water management and focuses on preparing the foundation for introducing Integrated Water Resources Management and Smart Water Grid which are key to future water management. It also operates 'National Assembly Smart Water Forum', the biggest water forum in Korea in which National Assembly, specialists, government, and the nation participate.
To develop water resources that the nation sympathizes with, it prepares the foundation for accurate value evaluation of water resources by discovering new advantages such as environment improvement water and recreation and supportsthe improvement of financial solvency of K-Water as well as successful fulfillment of the roles of public enterprise, developing methods of analyzing economic feasibility of major business for rational investment.
In order to secure competitiveness among global water power, it leads the promotion of water industry by establishingwater industry partnership as well as strategies for making customized water industry to advance to overseas market, shared advancement of large, medium, and small enterprises, and constructing water industry flatform.
It discovers new businesses including new & renewable energy, local water service and sewage, overseas projects, and such for sustainable development of K-Water and performs research and development to solve emerging management issues of each main business on time.
For establishing partnership to compete with water power and leading future water-related agenda, it proliferates water and green growth (WGG) at major global water-related events and also supports overseas expansion by participating in Global Governance, IWRM, and other such events.
Suggesting national policy on water management
- Public Policy Forum (May 2014)
Strengthening the foundation for advancement to water market overseas - Istanbul Water Forum (May 2014)
Sharing future water management
- National Assembly Smart Water Forum (June 2014)
Leading global agenda
- WGG Management Committee (February 2014)