Rate Survey Illustrates Decline in Residential Water Use

In recent years, there has been a trend in declining residential water use.  Much has been studied and written about the trend in reference to the effect across the country.  Closer to home, a review of historic utility rate survey data verifies the presence of a similar reduced residential water use trend in our region. … Read moreRate Survey Illustrates Decline in Residential Water Use

Water Protection and Reinvestment Act Introduced to Support Water Infrastructure

Congressional legislation that would establish a $9 billion annual federal trust fund for investments in clean water infrastructure is drawing a lot of attention from water officials in cities across the country. The Water Protection and Reinvestment Act would primarily support the Clean Water / Water Pollution Control State Revolving Fund programs, which provide low-cost … Read moreWater Protection and Reinvestment Act Introduced to Support Water Infrastructure

AWWA Releases Two Financial Management Publications

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) has released two publications that are designed to help water utilities with financial management and rate-setting. “Financial Management for Water Utilities: Principles of Finance, Accounting, and Management Controls” and the sixth edition of “Principles of Water Rates, Fees, and Charges (M1)” are now available. “Financial Management for Water Utilities” … Read moreAWWA Releases Two Financial Management Publications