Program Area: Governance and Management
This page is a resource for utilities seeking to learn about and receive guidance regarding federal funding for coronavirus aid, including funds for bill payment assistance and infrastructure projects. It is not comprehensive and will be updated only occasionally, but many of the resources outside the EFC … Continued
Click the image or the button below to download our Why Have a Stormwater Utility Fee one-pager.
Click the images or the button below to download the Board Members: Find Out if your Water or Wastewater Utility is Financially Viable in the Long-Term one-pager.
Click the image or the button below to download the EFC Assistance to Utilities in the Viable Utilities Program one-pager.
Information about regionalization options and financial impacts is essential to understand what this approach can do to increase financial stability in the water and wastewater sector, including the variety of paths available. Partnerships between water and wastewater utilities can consist … Continued
Water and wastewater rate setting is one of local government’s most important environmental and public health responsibilities. The EFC and the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation conducted surveys of what water and wastewater utilities in the state of Vermont charge in rates. … Continued
The US Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water has partnered with the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Environmental Finance Center at the University of Maryland to support integrated planning for municipal stormwater and wastewater. … Continued
When was it? March 22, 2021 from 2:00-4:00 PM EST Description: This webinar addressed barriers and concerns for municipalities throughout the integrated planning process. We heard presentations from two municipalities that have successfully completed wastewater and stormwater integrated plans. We … Continued
Since March 2020, the U.S. Federal government has passed coronavirus relief and stimulus bills that funded various programs. Some of the programs can assist residents or businesses in paying their water or wastewater bills in certain circumstances. The federal coronavirus … Continued