The Basics of Financial Management for Small-community Utilities: A Webcast on Financial Management (Part 2)

April 16, 2012 |

A recorded webcast that is a companion to RCAP’s The Basics of Financial Management for Small-community Utilities. The printed guide, the main piece in the family of resources on financial management, is a how-to guide that provides an overview of financial…

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The Basics of Financial Management for Small-community Utilities: A Webcast on Financial Management (Part 1)

April 16, 2012 |

A recorded webcast that is a companion to RCAP’s The Basics of Financial Management for Small-community Utilities. The printed guide, the main piece in the family of resources on financial management, is a how-to guide that provides an overview of financial…

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2012 NRDC report reveals 29 states unprepared for growing water threats to economy, health

April 12, 2012 |

First-of-its-kind state-by-state analysis examines climate-preparedness levels in all states, revealing nation’s best and worst General Overview: Steve Fleischli, Director, NRDC Water & Climate Program WASHINGTON – Only nine states have taken comprehensive steps to address their vulnerabilities to the water-related…

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The Basics of Financial Management for Small-Community Utilities: A Self-Guided Training to Finances

April 6, 2012 |

This companion to The Basics of Financial Management for Small-community Utilities is designed to help users of the print version of the guide better understand the concepts presented through the expertise of public-sector professionals in an easy-to-use, interactive format. You…

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Formulate Great Rates: A Webcast on Setting Rates in Small-Community Utilities (Part 2)

April 6, 2012 |

A recorded webcast that is a companion to RCAP’s Formulate Great Rates: The Guide to Conducting a Rate Study for a Water System. The printed guide, the main piece in the family of resources on setting rates in small-community water…

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Formulate Great Rates: A Webcast on Setting Rates in Small-Community Utilities (Part 1)

April 6, 2012 |

A recorded webcast that is a companion to RCAP’s Formulate Great Rates: The Guide to Conducting a Rate Study for a Water System. The printed guide, the main piece in the family of resources on setting rates in small-community water…

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Checking Your System – for Free

March 20, 2012 |

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get a full assessment of your water system, training for your employees and financial advice to help you prepare for the future? Wouldn’t it be even better if you could get it for…

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About the Clean Water Act

March 20, 2012 |

The Clean Water Act is a water pollution-control measure, which was passed as the Federal Water Pollution Control Act in 1972. Born from a river of fire, the act has undergone many changes over the years and likely faces many…

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Budget How-Tos

March 20, 2012 |

Tick, tock, tick, tock. The time is approaching to have those debits and credits in order, to know what will need repairs next year, what will need replacing and how you’re going to pay for all of it. It’s budget…

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Five Things You can do to Save on Energy in your Utility

March 19, 2012 |

by Scott A. Strahley, P.E., C.E.A. How can a drinking water or wastewater system in a rural community become more energy-efficient and, at the same time, reduce its operating budget? There are a few quick answers and easy targets in…

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