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Making Meaning From Data

October 20, 2021

Recent EFC tools have a new look and feel. Historically, the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina (EFC) built spreadsheet tools. EFC tools are designed to help utilities organize and analyze financial data to make sustainable decisions. … Continued

Key Takeaways from the NC Stormwater Management Survey

September 22, 2021

This is the second of a two-part blog series on North Carolina stormwater updates for 2021-2022.   The EFC is excited to announce that we completed the North Carolina Stormwater Management Survey earlier this month. We asked local governments, with and without stormwater … Continued

How can Water and Wastewater Utilities Become Data-Driven Organizations?

September 9, 2021

  Data science is a rapidly growing field. A 2017 article by Amar Numanović describes how data science might be used in the public sector. This article recommends using data science for “transparent, accountable, and responsive government.”  Denver and Boston have developed dashboards showing … Continued