AWWA to host seminar on rate setting

DENVER, CO, Oct. 6, 2009 -- On November 18-20, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) will host the Financial Management: Cost of Service Rate-Making Seminar...

DENVER, CO, Oct. 6, 2009 -- On November 18-20, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) will host the Financial Management: Cost of Service Rate-Making Seminar. Financial management, capital finance planning, and rate setting have become critical tasks that demand reliable financial tools. This three-day course is AWWA's best-selling seminar, using time-honored strategies to teach attendees how to be precise and correct when setting rates.

Held in San Francisco, Calif., this popular seminar will be a valuable opportunity for water utility staff. Attendees will learn to develop defendable policies, evaluate financial policies and rate impacts, set fair revenue requirements, and much more.

Seminar presenters include:

  • Thomas E. Gould, National Technical Director of Finance and Rates, HDR Engineering
  • David B. LaFrance, Director of Finance, Denver Water

For more information on seminars and registration details, go to www.awwa.org/Education/seminars.

AWWA is the authoritative resource for knowledge, information, and advocacy to improve the quality and supply of water in North America and beyond. AWWA is the largest organization of water professionals in the world. AWWA advances public health, safety and welfare by uniting the efforts of the full spectrum of the entire water community. Through our collective strength we become better stewards of water for the greatest good of the people and the environment.

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