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Stormwater and Finance in North Carolina

At the Stormwater and Finance in North Carolina event, Evan Kirk of the UNC EFC presented the results of the 2022 NC Stormwater Fee Survey, the findings from the Pilot NC Stormwater Needs Assessment, and some of the findings of … Read more

NC LIHWAP Update and Q and A

Click here to download the slides from the presentation. View a recording of the session below. Staff from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services are ready to give an update on the North Carolina Low Income … Read more

Small Community Drinking Water Financing

This event is free and open to the public but you must register online by November 14th. Register Here by November 14th   An ELI and LGEAN Co-Sponsored Public Webinar Operators of the close to 50,000 community water systems across … Read more


Institute for the Environment Bagel Breakfast Social

Erin Riggs of the Environmental Finance Center will be a guest at the Institute for the Environment's Bagel Breakfast Social on Tuesday, February 8th. Erin will provide a presentation on how the EFC plans to help communities with the sustainable … Read more

Water and Wastewater Finance Strategies Workshop

NOTICE: The February 2022 offering of this course has been moved completely online and will be taking place via Zoom. The Environmental Finance Center's annual Water and Wastewater Finance Strategies workshop will provide utility practitioners with new skills and up-to-date … Read more

What Local Elected Officials Should Know About Enterprise Funding

Public enterprises provide many essential services for citizens in communities all across North Carolina – from electric utilities to water/sewer services, to airports, and more. Operational funding for these essential services varies by type of enterprise. It is important for … Read more

WA Online Training | Setting the Right Rates for your System


For a recording of the event, click here.   This workshop will help you ensure the financial stability of your system while providing safe, quality service at fair rates. We will focus on understanding different types of costs for wastewater … Read more

Webinar | Regionalization and the Power of Partnership


The presentation slides can be found here.   Description: Running a small system can be challenging. Along with meeting regulatory obligations and satisfying customer expectations, you may have issues with aging infrastructure, lack of personnel, and limited financial resources. Furthermore, small … Read more