2013 Utility Rate Survey

It’s time again to collect information for the annual North Central Utility Rate Survey. 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 is for communities with populations of 1,000 to 4,999 and Regional/Rural Water Systems. The … Read more

Top 5 Utility Concerns

Data collected as part of the 2012 Annual North Central Utility Rate Survey was not limited to just utility billing rates, but included a range of topics, based on suggestions from previous rate survey participants, AE2S staff members, and clients. The results of our regional survey show that the top Water and Wastewater Utility concerns … Read more

ASCE Releases U.S. Infrastructure Investment Report

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has released its fifth and final report in its Failure to Act series, called “The Impact of Current Infrastructure Investment on America’s Economic Future.” The report warns that the U.S. needs to invest an additional $1.57 billion per year in infrastructure between now and 2020, or the nation … Read more

Legislative Update

Watch for a special Legislative Update edition of The Source in early March. The special edition will cover several hot topics, including property tax bills in the North Dakota legislature. You’ll also find out how residents may be able to save money on their property tax bills by taking advantage of the Homestead Tax Credit. … Read more