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VA Training | Asset Management for Sustainable Wastewater Operations

Wytheville Community College, Grayson Hall, Snyder Auditorium 1000 E. Main Street, Wytheville, VA, United States

Description: In this workshop, you will learn about how asset management can benefit your system and about funding programs available for planning and infrastructure spending. With limited revenues, aging infrastructure, and regulatory obligations to meet, a comprehensive approach to managing your … Read more

VA Training | Setting the Right Rates for Small Drinking Water Systems

Southside Community College, Banquet Room 316 N. Main Street, Chase City, VA, United States

Description: This workshop will help ensure the financial stability of your water system while providing safe, quality drinking water at fair rates. We will focus on how systems can select rate setting objectives and match those with appropriate rate structures. This … 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

Panel Participation | Utilizing Research to Impact Environmental Policy in NC

Toy Lounge in Dey Hall 200 South Rd, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Description: This event featured a panel of faculty and undergraduate students discussing how their research at UNC informs and shapes policy-decisions of the North Carolina General Assembly and state agencies in Raleigh, such as the NC Department of Environmental Quality. … Read more

Presentation | Budgeting for Public Enterprise

UNC School of Government

The presentation slides can be found here.   On November 2nd, the UNC EFC's Hope Thompson and Erin Riggs presented on “Budgeting for Public Enterprise” at the School of Government’s in-person course “Budgeting in Local Government.” In their presentation we gave … Read more

Webinar | Long-term Investment for Financial Resiliency


This webinar will introduce basic concepts for long-term financial resiliency and asset management. After a brief overview of financial analysis tools, this webinar will focus on long-term investment strategies and concepts including asset management, life-cycle costing, long-term asset planning, and … Read more