Water Utilities Resource and Financial Plans

Promoting transparency of decision-making, equity to consumers, and practicable least-cost projects in the water industry.

Resource and financial planning services include: water and wastewater demand analysis projections; income surveys; water, wastewater, recycled water, and solid waste utility rate and fee studies that meet all state legal requirements; and assistance with state and federal low-interest loan and grant program applications.

Sample Projects


Water and Wastewater Demand Analysis and Projections

  • Truckee Meadows Water Authority – Water Resource Plan
  • June Lake Public Utility District – Water Demand Projection for the Rodeo Grounds Project
  • Truckee Meadows Water Authority – ET Controller Pilot Study
  • Truckee Meadows Water Authority – Residential Water Demand Study


Income Surveys


Water, Wastewater, Recycled Water and Solid Waste Utility Rate Studies

  • City of Fernley – Water and Sewer Rate Studies
  • City of Ashland – Water and Transportation Fee Studies
  • City of Waterford – Water Rate Study
  • City of St. Helena – Water and Sewer Rate Studies
  • City of Livingston – Water, Wastewater and Solid Waste Rate Studies
  • City of Escalon – Water and Wastewater Rate and Capacity Fee Studies
  • City of Turlock – Water Rate and Recycled Water Pricing Studies
  • City of Riverbank – Wastewater Rates Analysis
  • City of Newman – Water and Sewer Rate Studies
  • Woodbridge Sanitary District – Wastewater Rate Study
  • South Placer Municipal Utility District – Wastewater Rates and Capacity Fees Study
  • Donner Summit Public Utility District – Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade and Expansion Financing Plan and Cost of Service Study, and Water Rate Study


State and Federal Low-Interest Loan and Grant Program Applications

  • City of Williams – Clean Water State Revolving Fund Loan
  • Donner Summit Public Utility District and Sierra Lakes County Water District –
  • State Revolving Fund Loan, USDA Financing, and CDBG Funding
  • Town of Floriston – Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Loan
  • Sierraville Public Utility District – Financing Strategy and SRF and USDA Loan applications
  • Sierra County WWD #1 – SRF and USDA Loan applications and Water Rate Study