SC Training | The Power of Partnerships for Wastewater Systems

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Date and Time: 7-20-2023 @ 09:00 AM (EDT) to 7-20-2023 @ 04:30 PM (EDT)
Location: 151 Powell Road, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

Location: Midlands Technical College- Northeast Campus Auditorium

Description: This workshop will explore the role of partnerships in addressing TMF and financial management issues for small wastewater systems. The first part of the session is focused on evaluating different types of partnerships and how they can help your system. The second part will focus on the role of financial benchmarking and asset management in preparing for partnerships. The final session will be an update on current funding initiatives, including the Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation and Inflation Reduction Act.

Learning Objectives:

  • Evaluating different types of partnerships that may be appropriate for your organization
  • Evaluating potential partners’ finances for strengths and weaknesses
  • Addressing common organizational and managerial issues in partnerships, such as crafting partnership agreements, communicating with your boards, and more.

Trainer: Andrew Waters, PhD, Project Director, UNC Environmental Finance Center 

Certificate:  This training is NOT pre-approved for Continuing Education Credit, but we will provide a certificate of attendance to eligible attendees. To be eligible for a certificate, you must attend the entire training and register and attend using your real name and unique email address. If you wish to receive credit, attendees may self-submit for Continuing Education Credit.

Who Should Attend:

  • This workshop is designed for wastewater systems serving 10,000 or fewer people, especially targeting local government systems facing financial challenges.
  • It is designed for wastewater system managers, clerks, treasurers, board members, and others who budget and/or set rates.


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Venue Name - Northeast Campus Auditorium at Midlands Technical College

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