Pennsylvania | Rates and Finance Workshop for Small Water Systems

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Date(s) - 10/09/2018
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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State College Borough Water Authority


**Due to Hurricane Florence, this workshop has been postponed until October 9th, from its original date of September 13**

You work hard to provide safe, quality drinking water to your customers at fair rates. But how are your finances? This workshop will provide you with the tools to improve the fiscal health of your utility without compromising service or deferring maintenance.

You will learn how to:
1. Control Costs
2. Design appropriate rate structures
3. Track and benchmark financial performance
4. Plan for future capital costs
5. Identify external funding sources (loans and grants)

Trainer: Glenn Barnes – Associate Director, The Environmental Finance Center at The University of North Carolina

Contact: Allison Perch,

Who Should Attend:
This workshop is designed for water systems serving 10,000 or fewer people (though systems of any size may attend), especially targeting local government systems facing financial challenges. Local government drinking water system managers, clerks, treasurers, elected officials, and others who budget and/or set rates are encouraged to attend. Owners of privately owned systems, consultants and technical assistance providers serving water systems are also invited to attend.

CEUs: This course is approved under the Pennsylvania water and wastewater operator training program for 6.0 water contact hours. Course ID: 7612

Workshop Partners:


Introduction and Water Finance 101
Assessing Financial Condition
Long Term System Planning

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