Paying for Green Government: Financing and Implementing

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Water System Finance Workshop
Knoxville, Tennessee
June 13, 2013
Sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Support by the TN Water Resources Research Center and
TN Department of Environment and Conservation’s Division of Water Resources.
Conducted by the Environmental Finance Center Network.
Shadi Eskaf
Environmental Finance Center at the University of North
Carolina, Chapel Hill
919.962.2785
[email protected]
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Housekeeping
• Restrooms
• Breaks
• Presentations and handouts
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Smart Management for Small Water Systems
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Smart Management for Small Water Systems
*under a Cooperative Agreement with the US EPA
• The EFCN will provide training and technical assistance to small
public water systems in all fifty states and five territories to help local
water systems achieve and maintain compliance with the Safe
Drinking Water Act.
• Workshops, trainings and direct assistance will be provided on:
– Asset Management
– Water Loss Reduction
– Water System Collaboration
– Fiscal Planning and Rate Setting
– Energy Management
– Funding Coordination, and
– Managerial and Financial Leadership
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Quick Introductions
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Name?
Organization?
Responsibility?
Details on your water system—who you
serve, infrastructure, big projects coming
up, problems/concerns, etc.
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Workshop Objectives
• Understand how to evaluate your system’s
current financial condition
• Learn how to plan for and finance your
water system now and into the future
• Provide forum for sharing finance and
management perspectives, ideas, and
experiences
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Agenda
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Water Finance 101
Assessing Financial Condition
Capital Planning
Controlling Costs
Rate Setting Design
Beyond Rates: Other Revenues and
Funding Programs
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Topics Not Covered
An excellent way
to keep your IT
staff employed
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Which of the following best
describes your background?
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Engineering/science
Law
Finance/accounting
Business
General management/public administration
South African Literature
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What type of system do you
represent?
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Government
Tribe
Non-profit water association
Private community system
Non-transient non-community system
Other
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