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MA Training | Managing Your Water System into the Future

July 20, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Do you have the money you need for operations and capital? The right people you need to run your system? This workshop provides an overview of skills and information to help manage your water and/or wastewater system successfully now and into the future, including financial planning and benchmarking and workforce planning.


Learning objectives:

  • Understand the components of utility management
  • Think critically about financial and human resources for the future of your system
  • Communicate your plans and financial needs to decision-makers and the public



Kristen Downs, Ph.D., Project Director, Environmental Finance Center and the University of North Carolina

Patrick Lynch, JD, MPA, Program Manager, Environmental Finance Center at Syracuse University


Who Should Attend:

  • Managers, owners and operators of water systems serving less than 10,000 people or
    wastewater systems with an average daily flow of less than 1 million gallons
  • Decision-makers for water and wastewater utilities, including mayors, finance officers,
    utility managers, DPW directors, municipal leaders, tribal council members and clerks
  • Consultants and technical assistance providers



Financial Planning

  • Introduction to environmental finance
  • Full-cost recovery
  • Financial benchmarking

Workforce Development

  • Components of workforce development
  • Workforce challenges
  • Succession planning


Register here.


July 20, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm



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