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West Virginia Water Rates Dashboard

August 24, 2022

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. Rates data for this dashboard are drawn from the West Virginia … Continued

Appreciating Depreciation

August 16, 2022

Post by Andrew Waters, Project Director, and Kathryn Obenshain, Research Assistant at the UNC EFC There’s an old adage about a brand-new car dramatically losing value the moment it’s driven off the lot. In this crazy economy, where the value … Continued

Reserve Funds – Expect the Unexpected

June 9, 2022

Post by Hope Thomson, Project Director at the UNC EFC The past few years of the global COVID-19 pandemic has certainly had its impact on all sectors of society, including water and wastewater utilities. An early 2020 report by Raftelis … Continued

Capital Planning Resources For Water And Wastewater Utilities

February 18, 2022

This project, funded by the Public Water Supply Section of NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources, brings together many resources focused on capital planning for drinking water and wastewater utilities. Capital planning often leads to the creation of a Capital Improvement Plan … Continued

Arizona Water And Wastewater Rates Dashboard

January 24, 2022

This dashboard is designed to assist utility managers and local officials with benchmarking residential water and wastewater rates against multiple attributes, including utility finances, system characteristics, customer base socioeconomic conditions, and geography. This resource for utilities in Arizona is funded … Continued

Arizona Water And Wastewater Rates Information

January 24, 2022

Since 2014, the EFC has surveyed nearly all of the rate-charging water and wastewater utilities in Arizona. Utilities are invited to provide their current water and wastewater rates. The EFC compiles the rates data with information on utilities’ key financial … Continued