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The Increasing Need to Address Customer Affordability

May 29, 2012

Stacey Isaac Berahzer is a Senior Project Director for the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina, and works from a satellite office in Georgia. Water prices are rising faster than any other utility service nationally. Of course, there … Continued

Declining Water Consumption, Part Two: The Big Picture

May 25, 2012

Guest author Peiffer Brandt is Chief Operating Officer at Raftelis Financial Consultants. There is little doubt in the industry that per capita water consumption in the United States is declining. Many water utilities have faced financial challenges due to this … Continued

Declining Residential Water Use, Part One: North Carolina

May 24, 2012

Shadi Eskaf is a Senior Project Director for the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina. Imagine yourself to be the C.E.O. of a company that produces a high quality product. That product doesn’t really face competition from … Continued

Welcome!

April 3, 2012

Welcome to the Environmental Finance Blog. The purpose of the blog is to support communities interested in sustainable and innovative financing mechanisms for delivering environmental services such as clean water and energy /waste management.   Bloggers include staff of the EFC, other … Continued