Stats on WRF, water utilities, and just plain water
Long-term debt for 192 water and combined utilities
Frequency of rate adjustments in five consecutive years
among 1,966 utilities in five states
Data analyzed by the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Data source: Moody’s rating agency. The same group of utilities is used each year, and only utilites
with debt data available for all ten years were used.
Data analyzed by the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and Raftelis Financial Consultants, Inc. Rate change data were known for five consecutive years for all utilities. Data
sources: Annual rates surveys conducted by GEFA/EFC (2008-2012), NCLM/EFC (2009-2013), OH EPA (2006-2010), TX Municipal League (2008-2012), and Public Service Commission of WI (2008-2012).