Cashing in on Your Comprehensive Plan: Proactive Reserve & Rate Strategy

The prospect of developing a Comprehensive Plan for a utility can seem daunting. However, the cost of not planning for 75 years down the road can be devastating for your rate payers. The water you provide to your customers is an essential need. They expect the utility to provide the same level, if not greater … Read more

Water and Wastewater Rate-Setting: Fixed Charge Considerations

According to the results of the 2019 AE2S Utility Rate Survey, it is most common for systems to utilize a combination of fixed and variable charges in its utility rate structures – particularly for drinking water rates. Just 1.1% of municipal survey respondents of all sizes are using a fixed charge (with no volumetric charge) … Read more