Rate Survey Deadline Extended

The deadline for the 2019 AE2S Annual Rate Survey questionnaire has been extended to April 19, 2019. Each year, AE2S Nexus 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 … Read moreRate Survey Deadline Extended

Polar Vortex a Chilly Reminder of the Value of Water

I was recently reminded of how easy it is to take the tap for granted, while visiting my sister and brother-in-law. The polar vortex tested their water line and won, at least temporarily.  That made for some tense times and a renewed appreciation for the convenience of running water. If we consider that a gallon … Read morePolar Vortex a Chilly Reminder of the Value of Water

How do your rates compare? Find out by participating in the 2019 Utility Rate Survey!

Check your email inbox or mailbox for the 18th Annual Rate Survey questionnaire.  The digital and print versions of the survey were sent out in early February to utilities.   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 … Read moreHow do your rates compare? Find out by participating in the 2019 Utility Rate Survey!

2018 Rate Survey – Fixed Charges: What’s the Right Amount?

Affordability and revenue stability are two of the topics that often weigh heavily on the minds of utility managers and policy makers.  As two equally important issues, it can be challenging to meet both due to potentially opposing objectives.  The most straight-forward path to achieving a high level of revenue stability is to rely heavily … Read more2018 Rate Survey – Fixed Charges: What’s the Right Amount?

2018 Utility Rate Survey Results

AE2S Nexus has published the 2018 edition of its annual Utility Rate Survey. We would like to thank the 311 participants this year. AE2S Nexus received responses from 135 systems serving populations 5,000 and greater, 115 systems serving populations less than 5,000, and 61 regional/rural systems.  Survey data was solicited from utilities in Iowa, Minnesota, … Read more2018 Utility Rate Survey Results