Business networks are a new institution of civil law, which lies halfway between the establishment of a new legal entity and the contract form. The Author con-sider the relationship between this institution and local public services: some re-cent experiences of networking by public companies use business networks. The Author study the use of networks in public network services such as the water service and the waste service.
Keywords: business networks, public services, public companies, network services
Jel Code: K23, K32