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Evaluating Customer Assistance Programs

October 20, 2023

In spring of 2023, the UNC Environmental Finance provided the Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) with recommendations on how to potentially structure and administer a new customer assistance program (CAP) for their service area, which includes areas of Chapel … Read more

Viable Utility Tool

February 8, 2023

EFC developed a tool for the Division of Water Infrastructure in support of the Viable Utility Program.  The Viable Utility Program includes a master plan to help utilities throughout North Carolina become viable. This tool demonstrates which utilities were marked … Read more

Water and Wastewater Affordability Tool Videos

October 26, 2022

Across the United States, the cost of water is rising, in large part due to the growing cost of water system maintenance, especially for small water systems. In 2022, UNC EFC was pleased to partner with Digital P Media to … Read more

Technical Assistance for Small Systems

November 29, 2021

The Environmental Finance Center at UNC-CH offers free one-on-one technical assistance for systems providing drinking water for up to 10,000 people and wastewater services for up to 1 million gallons per day. For more information on technical assistance and services … Read more

Beaver Lake Revenueshed Tool

November 16, 2021

To learn more about financing mechanisms in the Beaver Lake Watershed, read the full report here.

Resource Agency Partnership for Water Utilities

September 29, 2021

The Resource Agency Partnership for Water Utilities is a group of diverse organizations working toward solutions to the challenges faced by North Carolina’s water and wastewater service providers. The goal of the Partnership is to collaborate with each other and … Read more