Water and Wastewater Finance and Pricing: A Comprehensive Guide / Edition 3

Water and Wastewater Finance and Pricing: A Comprehensive Guide / Edition 3

by George A. Raftelis
     
 

ISBN-10: 1566706807

ISBN-13: 9781566706803

Pub. Date: 04/29/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Water and Wastewater Finance and Pricing: A Comprehensive Guide, Third Edition provides a framework from which utility professionals can address financial planning and pricing objectives. In this volume, the lead author and his co-authors apply experience gained over the past quarter century working with nearly 1000 utilities throughout the United States. This

Overview

Water and Wastewater Finance and Pricing: A Comprehensive Guide, Third Edition provides a framework from which utility professionals can address financial planning and pricing objectives. In this volume, the lead author and his co-authors apply experience gained over the past quarter century working with nearly 1000 utilities throughout the United States. This book can be used as a management tool and technical guide to beneficial financial planning and rate-setting practices.

The third edition significantly expands its discussion into emerging areas, reflecting the numerous changes that have occurred in recent years. It begins by analyzing the financial planning challenges facing utilities and discusses the process for developing a financial plan. The next section explores delivery methods and systems, followed by an examination of cost determination and the rate-setting process. The book concludes with coverage of miscellaneous financial issues faced by utility professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566706803
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/29/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Water and Wastewater Finance and Pricing
George Raftelis

FINANCING WATER AND WASTEWATER SERVICES
Capital and Financial Planning for Water and Wastewater Utilities, G. Wexelbaum
Public Sector Financing Options - Long-Term Financing, Short-Term Financing, and Credit Enhancements, E. Prince
Alternative to Private Financing, G. Raftelis
System Development Charges, F. Davis
Selecting the Appropriate Capital and Financial Plan, G. Raftelis

ALTERNATIVE DELIVERY METHODS AND PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS
Overview of Delivery Methods, H. Smith
Project Delivery Systems, J. Bedard
Legal Aspects, T.A. West

WATER AND WASTEWATER PRICING
Water and Wastewater Pricing Process, A. Warmath
Identification of Revenue Requirements, F. Davis
Determination of Cost of Service, C. Woodcock
Designing a Water and Wastewater Rate Structure, W. Stannard
Conservation Pricing: An Alternative to Traditional Rate Structures, P. Brandt

OTHER TOPICS
Benchmarking Water and Wastewater Rates and Charges, P. Brandt
Valuation of Water and Wastewater Utility Assets, L.K. Hals
Affordability, P. Smyth
Department of Defense Utilities Privatization, K.B. Whitt

APPENDIX A
Calculating Capital Recovery Charges under Alternative
Approaches Background

APPENDIX B
Case Studies

Appendix C
Water and Wastewater Survey Results

APPENDIX D
Survey of Water and Wastewater Affordability Programs

APPENDIX E
10 USC 2688

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