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New Year, New Updates

January 18, 2019

Updates for Navigating Legal Pathways to Fund Rate-Funded Customer Assistance Programs In 2017, the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill led a team of experts in summarizing legal barriers and opportunities to establish customer … Continued

This Week in Water Affordability News (and Perspectives)

October 31, 2018

Interested in the challenge of protecting public and environmental health without losing sight of the burden those goals may place on some segments of our society?  The affordability challenge sits at the intersection of efforts to assure adequate investment in … Continued

Clean Water Access Challenges in the United States

February 13, 2018

Water and sanitation access challenges are often thought of in the extremes—lack of a clean water source in a village or community or lack of indoor plumbing in homes. But the reality is that many individuals living in or around … Continued

The Gray Area in Funding Affordability Programs

September 6, 2017

Why Water or Wastewater Utilities in Many States May Be Apprehensive to Fund Affordability Programs with Rate Revenue One of the reports recently completed at the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel provides an analysis … Continued