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Regionalization: Five Key Takeaways with Resources!

March 18, 2020

In the past few years, the EFC has been asked to evaluate the different financial impacts of regionalization, from simple shared services agreements to full-on consolidation. Additionally, we have been evaluating barriers to and opportunities for the creation of new … Continued

Imagine a Day Without Water

October 23, 2019

Today, October 23, 2019, organizations across the county are urging people to “Imagine a Day without Water.” The event, coordinated by the US Water Alliance, is intended to remind us all about the value of water, and to push us … Continued

Working Toward a Green School Partnership

March 8, 2019

On February 8, 2019, over sixty leaders and stakeholders from around North Carolina and the Triangle assembled to work towards facilitating a partnership for green schools in Wake County at the Green Schools Symposium. This event, hosted by the Environmental … Continued

Partnering via Water and Sewer Authority Board Structures

January 24, 2019

As utilities across North Carolina consider new ways of partnering with each other, including full consolidation, many are looking at the Water and Sewer Authority model as a potential governance structure. Local governments devolving water asset ownership and control to … Continued

Financing Nutrient Management in North Carolina

September 27, 2018

The EFC Enters Third Year of Considering Financing Strategies for Nutrient Management in the Jordan Lake Watershed. In 2016, the North Carolina legislature commissioned a six-year nutrient management study to be done through the University of North Carolina at Chapel … Continued

Clean Water Access Challenges in the United States

February 13, 2018

Water and sanitation access challenges are often thought of in the extremes—lack of a clean water source in a village or community or lack of indoor plumbing in homes. But the reality is that many individuals living in or around … Continued