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Mississippi Water Rates Dashboard

January 9, 2023

This interactive dashboard is designed to assist utility managers and local officials with benchmarking residential water rates against multiple attributes, including system characteristics, customer base socioeconomic conditions, and geography. The EFC visualized the data on the dashboard as a resource for … Continued

Ohio Water And Wastewater Rates Information

December 21, 2022

Water and wastewater rate setting is one of local government’s most important environmental and public health responsibilities. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency surveyed what utilities in Ohio charge for rates. The EFC compiles the rates data with information on utilities’ Enterprise … Continued

Water and Wastewater Affordability Tool Videos

October 26, 2022

Across the United States, the cost of water is rising, in large part due to the growing cost of water system maintenance, especially for small water systems. In 2022, UNC EFC was pleased to partner with Digital P Media to … Continued

Integrated Planning Information For Municipal Stormwater And Wastewater

September 30, 2022

The US Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water has partnered with the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Environmental Finance Center at the University of Maryland to support integrated planning for municipal stormwater and wastewater. … Continued

Integrated Planning Resources 101

September 28, 2022

  Post by Evan Kirk, Project Director at the UNC EFC   The EFC has been partnered with the US EPA since August 2021 to develop resources and lead workshops designed to assist municipalities and state permitting authorities in getting … Continued

Top 5 Financial Questions about Integrated Planning

September 15, 2022

This report answers the top 5 financial questions about integrated planning. What are the financial benefits of developing an integrated plan? How do municipalities prioritize their water infrastructure investments to get the biggest bang for the buck? What is an … Continued