Tennessee | Small Water System Board Training: The Keys to Effectively Managing, Financing, and Operating Your Utility

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Date(s) - 10/04/2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Service Center - Large Conference Room


Water is a business! City Council and rural water district boards have a lot to consider: water pressure, meeting all federal and state regulations and standards, and making rates affordable. Your job is making the right choices about complex managerial, financial, and technical aspects of running a high quality water utility. It takes time to keep up on the laws, regulations, and rules. However, as a board/council member, you are personally responsible. Water is the foundation of your community’s jobs and future.

Like any business, there are risks and options, but is your board/council keeping them in mind? Boards/councils need to know the pros and cons concerning the managerial, financial, and technical decision about water. This training is designed to be an educational tool to assist board/council members in operating their water business.

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. Owners of privately owned systems, consultants and technical assistance providers serving water systems are also invited to attend.

Trainer: Dawn Nall, Program Manager– Southwest Environmental Finance Center

Contact: Francine Stefan, mfstefan@unm.edu

CEUs: This workshop has been submitted to the state for CEUs.

Cost: FREE. Space is limited. Please register to reserve your spot.





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