WEBINAR: Water System Partnerships & Regionalization – Inter-system agreements

Small water systems should consider various methods of partnering with other water systems as a way to control costs. One common way for systems to partner is to construct a physical interconnection with another system to buy or sell water regularly or for emergencies. The agreement between the two systems that are physically interconnected is controlled by a contract. This webinar will explain tips for making these contracts between water systems successful and will present the guide “Crafting Inter-Local Water Agreements: Tips Relating to Issues You May Not Have Thought of or that You Were Hoping to Avoid,” which was based on a comprehensive review of inter-system water agreements.

WEBINAR: Asset Management Core Component 5 – Long Term Funding Strategy

This is an opportunity for your water system to participate in a training event that will help the utility answer the question, “How can we spend our limited dollars to have the greatest impact?” This webinar will provide an overview of Asset Management and discuss the first core component of Asset Management, Long Term Funding Strategy.

WEBINAR: Asset Management Core Component 4 – Life Cycle Costing

This is an opportunity for your water system to participate in a training event that will help the utility answer the question, “How can we spend our limited dollars to have the greatest impact?” This webinar will provide an overview of Asset Management and discuss the fourth core component of Asset Management, Life Cycle Costing.

WEBINAR: Asset Management Core Component 3 – Critical Assets

This is an opportunity for your water system to participate in a training event that will help the utility answer the question, “How can we spend our limited dollars to have the greatest impact?” This webinar will provide an overview of Asset Management and discuss the third core component of Asset Management, Critical Assets.

WEBINAR: Asset Management Core Component 2 – Required Level of Service

This is an opportunity for your water system to participate in a training event that will help the utility answer the question, “How can we spend our limited dollars to have the greatest impact?” This webinar will provide an overview of Asset Management and discuss the second core component of Asset Management, Required Level of Service.

WEBINAR: Asset Management Core Component 1 – The Current State of the Assets

This is an opportunity for your water system to participate in a training event that will help the utility answer the question, “How can we spend our limited dollars to have the greatest impact?” This webinar will provide an overview of Asset Management and discuss the first core component of Asset Management, The Current State of the Assets.

Repeat WEBINAR: Using the HydroDASH for Financial Sustainability

The Region 10 Environmental Finance Center at Boise State University pioneered the use of financial dashboards among small water systems in the United States. In this webinar, EFC staff will demonstrate the features and benefits of its new web-based dashboard tool, HydroDASH. Attendees will see how the HydroDASH tool takes a basic income statement or system budget, and generates powerful financial ratios that show a system’s financial health. This webinar is appropriate for operators of small systems, consultants, engineers, technical assistance providers, and government agencies and trade associations interested in tools available for their clients.

WEBINAR: Using the HydroDASH for Financial Sustainability

The Region 10 Environmental Finance Center at Boise State University pioneered the use of financial dashboards among small water systems in the United States. In this webinar, EFC staff will demonstrate the features and benefits of its new web-based dashboard tool, HydroDASH. Attendees will see how the HydroDASH tool takes a basic income statement or system budget, and generates powerful financial ratios that show a system’s financial health. This webinar is appropriate for operators of small systems, consultants, engineers, technical assistance providers, and government agencies and trade associations interested in tools available for their clients.

WEBINAR: Designing Appropriate Rate Structures for Small Water Systems

Location: Your computer, on-line Date: September 24, 2013 Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT / 11:00 AM – 12:30 PDT Instructor: Shadi Eskaf How you charge your customers is often as important as how much you charge them. This webinar will describe the different elements of water rate structures and when it is appropriate to favor certain elements or rate structure designs over …

WEBINAR: Benchmarking Rates and Financial Health for Small Water Systems in the U.S. (Repeat of 8/15/13)

Location: On-line Date: August 22nd, 2013 Time: 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time / 11:00 AM-12:30 PM Pacific Daylight Time Instructors: David Tucker & Shadi Eskaf Cost: FREE! This 90-minute, interactive webinar will offer participants information about financial sustainability metrics for small water systems (serving 10,000 or fewer people). By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to apply a …