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What We Can Learn from Consolidated Utilities

March 5, 2019

Post originally published by the US Water Alliance Now is a time of growing uncertainty and change in the water sector. Meanwhile, there are tens of thousands of water utilities and authorities in the United States. Collaboration will be essential … Continued

20 Students for 20 Years: Mary Tiger

February 1, 2019

A Series Celebrating 20 Years of Environmental Finance In 2019, the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill celebrates its 20th anniversary. This milestone recognizes 20 years of excellence and even more dynamic, talented people. … Continued

Reclaiming Our Water: A Partnership

October 18, 2018

How the Use of Reclaimed Water Can Help Conserve Millions of Gallons of Water Every Year. Post by Ryan Rinehart Ryan is a fellow in the 2018 Leaders in Environment and Finance (LEAF) program. As part of this fellowship, Ryan … Continued

The Internet of Things and the Water World

August 24, 2018

Post Authored by Elizabeth Kendrick Our previous post brought you Dr. Christine Boyle, founder and CEO of Valor Water Analytics (Valor), which works with utilities worldwide to introduce technologies that drive efficiency and set a new bar for how utilities … Continued

2018 System Development Fee Law Changes

July 12, 2018

Guest  post by Kara Millonzi This post was originally published to the School of Government’s Coates’ Canons Blog on June 26, 2018. In the 2017 legislative session, the General Assembly specifically authorized all local government utility providers to charge upfront … Continued

Hidden in Plain Sight: Some Next Steps

May 31, 2018

Guest  post by Brian Dabson   The scale and complexity of the issues surrounding North Carolina’s manufactured homes stock was the subject of a previous blog post, Hidden in Plain Sight.  Over 1.3 million people in the state live in … Continued

Blog Post Round-Up: Infrastructure Week 2018

May 18, 2018

Today marks the end of the sixth annual National Infrastructure Week—a week of events, media coverage, and issue advocacy across the country to elevate infrastructure as a critical issue impacting America’s future. In the world of environmental finance, however, every … Continued