Association of Ukrainian Cities - all-Ukrainian union of local self-government bodies - unites about 400 towns and cities.
Інформаційний портал ТЕПЛИЙ ДІМ - TEPLYDIM Information Portal
Міжгалузева асоціація Укртеплокомуненерго


Municipal Heating Reform in Ukraine


Technical aspects of water and wastewater systems

  • instrumental measurements in district water and wastewater systems
  • technical inspection of water and wastewater systems
  • energy audit at water and wastewater utilities, and hydraulic balance calculation
  • assessment of energy efficiency of pumping equipment
  • development of computerized hydraulic models of water systems
  • consulting on energy efficiency in water and wastewater utilities
  • consulting on implementation of energy efficiency projects
  • assessment of water consumption in residential sector, assessment of commercial losses
  • consulting on cost saving and water losses in water supply systems
  • feasibility studies for projects
  • investment project selection and evaluation

Financial management and pricing

  • consulting on topical issues in tariff design and tariff setting for services of centralized water supply and wastewater
  • tariff expertise on calculation of tariffs for services of district water supply and wastewater
  • preparation of feasibility studies, legislation memos, and other substantiation reports on design of tariffs and setting of tariffs for services
  • consulting on pricing to the public, local self-governments (councils, executive committees)
  • tariff calculation based on the Model for Tariff Calculation
  • introduction of a software-based approach to creation of annual production and services plans (a production program) by communal services providers (based on the Production Program Development Model)
  • assistance to local self-governments in drafting of legislation on tariff regulation and billing (application of tariffs, adjustment of tariffs, and recalculation of bills)
  • development of the medium- and long-term Financial Plan for the utility enterprise, with further elaboration of business plans for investment projects, strategic plans, and opting for the best, Financial Planning Model based, scenario for funding the strategic actions
  • assessment of the impact of the implementation of the capital investment program on the enterprises’ financial performance and tariff dynamics
  • consulting on the decision on funding sources for investment projects, and support in investor search for housing and communal services sector development

Business and taxation accounting

  • advice and recommendations on improvement of methods and tools of accounting, reporting, and taxation
  • expert appraisal of accounting records and financial reports, advice on implementation of the National Accounting Regulations (Standards), and on the accounting practices
  • support to business entities in taxation policy development, and assistance in drafting of the order on the company’s taxation policy
  • transaction advice and support, advice on financial management
  • assistance to local self-government bodies in introduction of rational procedures for communal property records and budget funds, and monitoring of their rational use
  • development of methodology materials on specific features in accounting and taxation for natural monopolies
  • developing methods and drafting resolutions on the use of municipal assets in the area of housing and communal services, upon request by local self-governments
  • non-scheduled and mandatory audits of financial reports of enterprises of all forms of ownership
  • expertise, estimation, and justification of the normative personnel strength of enterprises; consultancy on staffing, and on drafting of a collective bargaining contract
  • exclusive consultancy to individual accountants and to companies on topical issues of accounting, reporting, and taxation

Legal consultancy for utility companies

  • study of charters of utility enterprises, and of rules and regulations of local self-governments
  • legal advice and drafting regulations on improvement of services by utility enterprises and of regulations by local self-governments in the municipal services area
  • creation of a municipal assets register
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