North Carolina | Financial Empowerment Workshop for Small Water Systems

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Date(s) - 12/08/2016
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Beaufort County Community College - Building 8, Room 801


This workshop was designed for local government drinking water system managers, finance directors, elected officials, or anyone who is involved with financial decisions for their water system. The objective of the workshop was to provide participants with financial tools to ensure their systems can continue to deliver safe reliable water for years to come.

This Workshop Will Cover:
– Rates and rate setting
– Controlling costs
– Planning for capital expenses
– Accessing external funding (loans and grants)
– Tracking and benchmarking financial performance
– Other Enterprise Fund issues that small water systems face

This workshop was particularly targeted for local government systems, especially targeting local government systems facing financial challenges. Owners of privately owned systems, consultants and technical assistance providers serving small water systems were also invited to attend.

Water Finance 101
Assessing Financial Health
Capital Finance
Revenues for Small Water Systems
Beyond Rates

Trainer: Shadi Eskaf, Senior Project Director,
Environmental Finance Center at UNC’s School of Government

Cost: Complimentary. Please register to reserve your spot.

CEUs: This workshop has been approved for 6 credit hours for water operators, and 6 PDHs for Professional Engineers.

Contact: Allison Perch,


About the EFCN: The Smart Management for Small Water Systems program is administered by the Environmental Finance Center Network (EFCN), a university-based organization creating innovative solutions to the difficult how-to-pay issues of environmental protection and improvement.

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