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How Will Water Affordability be Defined for the Next 20 Years?

How Will Water Affordability be Defined for the Next 20 Years?

December 9, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

The EPA has a chance to listen and implement water industry leaders’ recommendations on affordability using new data, methods, metrics and digital technologies. Here’s a review of submitted comments to the EPA on its proposed affordability guidance updates.  By Greg Baird In the United States, the water affordability paradigm isRead More

Eastern Municipal Water District gets GFOA honor for financial reporting

Eastern Municipal Water District gets GFOA honor for financial reporting

August 6, 2020 at 9:41 am 0 comments

Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) was recently recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association, marking the 17th consecutive year that EMWD has earned the distinction. EMWD received the Certificate of Achievement for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.Read More

Bill introduced to restore advanced refunding of municipal bonds

Bill introduced to restore advanced refunding of municipal bonds

June 12, 2019 at 2:07 pm 0 comments

U.S. House Representatives Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) and Steve Stivers (R-Ohio) — co-chairs of the bipartisan House Municipal Finance Caucus — introduced The Investing in Our Communities Act (H.R. 2772) in May, which would amend the federal tax code to reinstate the option for a single advance refunding of municipal bonds. NACWA joinedRead More

Enhancing Your Utility’s Long-Term Financial Sustainability & Resilience through Cash Reserves

Enhancing Your Utility’s Long-Term Financial Sustainability & Resilience through Cash Reserves

February 19, 2019 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

By Andy McCartney Personal financial advisors often recommend that families should have enough money in an emergency fund to cover at least three to six months of living expenses. Corporations such as Microsoft, General Electric and Home Depot maintain excess operating funds for their own business reasons. Why should waterRead More

Sharing the Risks and Rewards

Sharing the Risks and Rewards

June 18, 2018 at 11:45 am 0 comments

Could the ‘Pay for Success’ Model of Environmental Impact Bonds Be the Future of Water Infrastructure Financing? By Eric Letsinger My wife and I have typically shied away from hobbies that could put me in a position of having to fix things that might break — such as a boat. ButRead More

Atlanta DWM recognized for financial reporting

Atlanta DWM recognized for financial reporting

June 5, 2017 at 10:40 am 0 comments

The City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management (DWM) recently received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence for Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association. Awarded to government agencies and their management teams, the certificate recognized the achievements highlighted in DWM’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for fiscal yearRead More