2022 Rate Survey Benchmarking:  Reserve Targets

The importance of reserve funding for water and wastewater systems has never been so well illustrated as over the past two years.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, utilities took extreme measures to ensure that critical clean water and sanitary sewer services were not disrupted, including suspending service shut-off practices. As a result of the disruption to … Read more

2022 Utility Rate Survey Results

AE2S Nexus has begun mailing or hand delivering the 2022 edition of the annual Utility Rate Survey. We would like to thank the 274 participants this year. AE2S Nexus received responses from 131 systems serving populations 5,000 and greater, 97 systems serving populations less than 5,000, and 46 Regional Rural systems.  Survey data was solicited … Read more

Preliminary 2022 Rate Survey Results for Systems Serving 5,000 or Greater

The 21st Edition of the AE2S Nexus Annual Utility Rate Survey is currently in production and will be distributed to the participants in the coming weeks.  Until then, we are sharing a preliminary look at the results to help you understand how your rates compare to those of your peers.  Utility managers throughout the region … Read more

Preliminary 2022 Results for Systems Serving Less than 5,000 & Regional Systems

The 2022 AE2S Nexus Utility Rate Survey booklet will soon be mailed, or hand delivered. It contains charts of water, wastewater, and stormwater rates, as well as a Total Utility Bill that includes water, wastewater, and stormwater. Since each community faces different challenges, it is often useful to look at the combined utility rate when … Read more

2022 Rate Survey Data Compilation

Thank you to all of the water systems and utilities that participated in the 2022 Annual Utility Rate Survey! The responses are being compiled, and the complimentary booklets will be delivered later this summer.  Each year, AE2S conducts a survey of water, wastewater, stormwater, and solid waste utility rates for cities and rural/regional water systems. … Read more

How do your rates compare? Find out by participating in the 21st Annual Utility Rate Survey!

Watch your email inbox or mailbox for the 21st Annual Rate Survey questionnaire. The digital and print versions of the survey will be to utilities in early 2022.   Each year, AE2S conducts a survey of water, wastewater, stormwater, and solid waste utility rates throughout the region. Two unique reports are prepared based on community population. One … Read more