Why Being Small is Hard- Big Challenges for Small Water Systems

Access to clean, safe water does not come easy. We may have mental images of some parts of the world where people spend their whole day traveling to and from water sources and preparing water so that it is safe to consume. But in the United States, we’ve come to expect clean and safe water at the turn of a …

Three Strategies for Water Utilities with Aging Infrastructure

Written by: Allison Perch Allison Perch is a Program Coordinator at the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Last month, as part of our Smart Management for Small Water Systems project, I traveled with Glenn Barnes, Senior Project Director at the Environmental Finance Center at UNC Chapel Hill, to visit a small water system that …

Smart Management for Small Water Systems Program Newsletter | Fall 2015

View Full Issue The Environmental Finance Center Network has published the third issue in a series of quarterly newsletters. The Fall 2015 Program Newsletter announces our new and improved EFCN website, highlights Technical Assistance and eLearning Courses for Small Water Systems, and shares our latest blog post.