COVID-19 Resources

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This page was created on March 25, 2020 to compile resources and information for water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities operating under COVID-19 (coronavirus) circumstances. Check back frequently for updates and new resources. 

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Webinars

April 2, 2020 | North Carolina Utilities and Executive Order 124 for COVID-19
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Presenters: Kara MillonziShadi Eskaf, and Sharon Edmundson
Topics: The Governor of North Carolina issued Executive Order 124 on March 31 that prohibits all utilities in the state from disconnecting water, wastewater, electric, and natural gas service to residential customers for at least 60 days, prohibits utilities from imposing late fees and penalties, mandates payment plan parameters, and imposes a new reporting requirement. This call presented information on this Executive Order requirements, offered legal and practical considerations, and discussed financial implications.  

March 23, 2020 | Water/Wastewater Utilities Operations in North Carolina During COVID-19
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Presenters: Kara MillonziShadi Eskaf, and Sharon Edmundson
Topics: Legal (NC-specific) and financial (general) implications for water and wastewater utilities operating during COVID-19: Operations, Maintenance, Financial Sustainability, Customer Service.

 

Resources for Water Systems

Resources for small water systems by the Environmental Finance Center Network (Smart Management for Small Water Systems)

Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network (WARN)

Coronavirus Compendium: Key Considerations for Water and Wastewater Utilities Responding to the Coronavirus (by Moonshot Missions)

 

Blogs

Environmental Finance, by the UNC Environmental Finance Center

 

Coates Canons - legal issues for North Carolina local governments by the UNC School of Government

 

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resource Webpages by Other Organizations:

US EPA 

American Water Works Association

Water Environment Federation 

Water Research Foundation

Government Finance Officers Association

UNC School of Government - resources for North Carolina local governments

CDC