Virginia | Financial Management for Small Water Systems: Planning for the Next Five Years and Beyond

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Date(s) - 10/30/2018
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center- Room 226


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.  Design appropriate rate structures
2. Track and benchmark financial performance
3. Plan for future capital costs
4.  Identify external funding sources (loans and grants)

Continuing Education Units: This workshop will be submitted to the state for continuing education units.

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

Contact: Allison Perch,

Who Should Attend:
• Managers, owners, and operators of small water systems serving less than 10,000 people, including local government systems and tribal systems, as well as all other types of water systems, such as: homeowners associations, mobile home parks, resorts/campgrounds, schools, prisons, and more
• Decision-makers for water utilities, including mayors, finance officers, utility managers, public works directors, city councilors, board members, tribal council members, and clerks
• Consultants and technical assistance providers serving water systems

Workshop Partners:


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

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