Water Rate Design: A Better Path to Cost Recovery

For many water utilities, a larger portion of revenue recovery has historically been accomplished through its variable pricing component, and yet from a cost of service standpoint water utilities typically incur a higher level of fixed costs compared to costs that vary with water usage. This mismatch of cost recovery is a serious problem that compounds over time and is starting to catch up with us. Learn about a financially sustainable approach to designing water rates that better reflects how your utility incurs fixed and variable costs…

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Pavement Management Programs (Part 1): Why "Worst First" Isn't Always Best for your Asset Management

Often agencies want to address what seems to be their most pressing pavement issues first because their budget won’t cover every need. However, we often find counterintuitive results that can help them squeeze 30% more value from their budgets. Learn how using a pavement management program to make data-driven decisions can generate better results and save money over the long term…

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