AWWA Webcast Looks at Setting Water Rates in Tough Economy

On May 13, the American Water Works Association will host the "Setting Rates in a Tough Economy" Webcast. Determining rates even in a healthy economic climate is challenging, and industry professionals need to stay current on rate-setting practices, tips, and techniques to stay ahead of the curve. Experts in rate-setting will teach participants about the key technical and political issues associated with establishing rates in the current environment.

Topics will include the importance of establishing an overall capital planning and rate-setting process, effectively using reserve funds and determining minimum reserve levels, and technical steps or components of establishing cost-based rates.

Presenters include:

  • Chris Woodcock, president, Woodcock & Associates, Inc. n
  • Peter Wallers, president, Engineering Enterprises, Inc.

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