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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 … Continued

Resources regarding Federal Funding for Coronavirus Relief

August 12, 2021

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

Regionalization of Water and Wastewater Systems

August 6, 2021

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

Vermont Water and Wastewater Rates Information

August 2, 2021

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

Integrated Planning For Municipal Stormwater And Wastewater

July 2, 2021

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