How to set water rates

The Alliance For Water Efficiency provides many tools for small communities to set fair and fiscally sound water rates as well as include sensible water conservation measures.

Rates and Water Conservation: What You Need to Know
This webinar showcases the recent Alliance for Water Efficiency and California Water Efficiency Partnership report that evaluated the impact of water conservation on water rates in Los Angeles, CA. Are Los Angeles ratepayers better off by conserving water over the long term? (Spoiler alert: the answer is “yes”). In addition, AWE staff highlight its key resources that can be used to evaluate water conservation and rates. This includes a look at the AWE Tracking Tool’s features related to avoided costs, revenue, and rates, and the AWE Sale Forecasting and Rate Model’s ability to analyze revenue volatility.  [PowerPoint]