Author : George A. Raftelis
Description: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.