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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