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VT Training | Setting the Right Rates for Your System

May 15, 2023

Description: Water and wastewater systems have a variety of priorities that proper rate setting can help achieve. In this workshop, we will explore how small water and wastewater systems can structure rates and price water and wastewater to recover the full … Read more

Wetland Program Plans as a Sustainable Finance Tool

April 2, 2013

Glenn Barnes is a senior project director at the Environmental Finance Center at The University of North Carolina and is director of the Sustainable Finance for Wetland Programs project. EPA is encouraging all states and tribes to create wetland program … Read more

Revolving Credit – All Grown Up

February 20, 2013

Jen Weiss is a Finance Analyst at the Environmental Finance Center.  Quick … what do you think of when you hear the word “revolving?”  A revolving door?  A revolving restaurant?  Perhaps a revolving credit card? In the environmental finance world, … Read more

EPA Managerial Capacity Guidebook: A Review

February 7, 2013

Caroline Simpson is a graduate student with the UNC School of Information and Library Science and works as a Research Assistant with the Environmental Finance Center. Utility managers may find new perspectives on water system managerial capacity in an unfamiliar … Read more

The Success Story of One Water Utility’s Financial Policies

August 1, 2012

Guest author Peiffer Brandt is Chief Operating Officer at Raftelis Financial Consultants. “With our concerted conservation efforts, our focus on local water supply development, and the recession . . . we’re selling a lot less water than we originally anticipated,” said … Read more