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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

Updates for Multiple Federal Coronavirus Relief Programs

August 12, 2021

Post by Elsemarie Mullins and Kimberly Kirkhart Since the EFC’s last blog post about Federal Funding for Coronavirus relief, more guidance has been released regarding how funds will be distributed and what utilities can expect. Although the previous fact sheets … Continued

Resources regarding Federal Funding for Coronavirus Relief

August 12, 2021

This page is a resource for utilities seeking to learn about and receive guidance regarding federal funding for coronavirus aid, including funds for bill payment assistance and infrastructure projects. It is not comprehensive and will be updated only occasionally, but many of the resources outside the EFC … Continued