Handbook of Project Finance for Water and Wastewater Systems / Edition 1

Handbook of Project Finance for Water and Wastewater Systems / Edition 1

by Michael Curley, Curley Curley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0873714865

ISBN-13: 9780873714860

Pub. Date: 03/25/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Handbook of Project Finance for Water and Wastewater Systems provides an easy-to-read guide for gaining an understanding of the myriad options available for financing water and wastewater projects and how to evaluate which options are most appropriate.

This crucial reference delineates a basic system for comparing the actual costs of various programs. The book

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Overview

Handbook of Project Finance for Water and Wastewater Systems provides an easy-to-read guide for gaining an understanding of the myriad options available for financing water and wastewater projects and how to evaluate which options are most appropriate.

This crucial reference delineates a basic system for comparing the actual costs of various programs. The book describes the seven major factors that can dramatically affect user charges. It then analyzes each funding alternative in terms of these common cost factors. No other book provides such an understandable framework for comparing project costs and their ultimate impact on ratepayer charges.

Handbook of Project Finance for Water and Wastewater Systems is an essential book for utility managers, consultants, engineers, regulators, environmental attorneys, and planners.

Features

  • Addresses the seven major factors that affect project costs
  • Easy to read
  • Presents easily comparable options
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    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780873714860
    Publisher:
    Taylor & Francis
    Publication date:
    03/25/1993
    Pages:
    256
    Product dimensions:
    6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.80(d)

    Table of Contents

    Ch. 1Cash Available for Debt Service3
    Ch. 2Annual Debt Service Payments11
    Ch. 3Evaluating Annual Project Payments33
    Ch. 4Determination of a Discount Rate55
    Ch. 5Comparing Upfront and Annual Costs67
    Ch. 6The Annual Payment Method of Evaluating Project Financings79
    Ch. 7The Total Payment Method of Evaluating Project Financings89
    Ch. 8Factors Which Inflate Project Cost99
    Ch. 9Term105
    Ch. 10Rates133
    Ch. 11Financing Costs143
    Ch. 12Delay167
    Ch. 13Imposed Costs173
    Ch. 14Eligibility181
    Ch. 15Coverage Ratios187
    Ch. 16Public and Private Funding Programs195
    Ch. 17Municipal Bonds199
    Ch. 18Commercial Bank Loans205
    Ch. 19The Water and Waste Disposal Program of the Farmers Home Administration211
    Ch. 20The State Revolving Fund Program of the Environmental Protection Agency217
    Appendix A223
    Appendix B225
    Appendix C227
    Appendix D229
    Appendix E235
    Appendix F237
    Index239

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