Transparent Water Billing Grant Available

The Utah Division of Water Resources is accepting applications for a new Transparent Water Billing Grant Program. Applications for the one-time funds are available to retail water providers in Utah that have a current water conservation plan filed with the Utah Division of Water Resources. The grant program aims to implement water billing practices that … 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

Cost Increases Anticipated from New “Buy America” Provisions

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will provide $550 billion in new infrastructure funding over the next five years, but it also brings new “Buy America” provisions that could significantly increase construction costs. These provisions require that any iron, steel, manufactured products, and construction materials used in Federally funded projects must be procured in the United … Read more

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

The digital and print versions of the 21st Annual Rate Survey questionnaire went out in mid-February. The deadline to submit a response has been extended to Friday, April 4. If you need help or more time to complete the questionnaire, please contact Miranda.Kleven@ae2s.com. Each year, AE2S conducts a survey of water, wastewater, stormwater, and solid waste … Read more

PPI Provides Glimpse of Potential Inflation Impacting Infrastructure Projects

News about increasing prices seem to be everywhere. When we hear about inflation in the news, we often see the Consumer Price Index (CPI). This is the measure that tracks the prices we see at the grocery store, gas pump, etc. Another significant measure is the Producer Price Index (PPI). The PPI tracks the prices … 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