The Painful Art of Rate Setting

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Source: EFC @ UNC-Chapel Hill
Author: Jeff Hughes
Publication: Article in Popular Government, pages 4-14 (.pdf)
Date: Spring/Summer 2005
The challenges of providing safe drinking water and environmentally sound wastewater services have undeniably become as much about financial management as about treatment technologies. This article describes the big picture context of the environment in which rates are set, with practical examples for utility managers and public administrators on how to design rate structures for different scenarios.

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