AWE Participates in Great Lakes Commission Project on the Value of Water

Releases Great Lakes Rates Primer to Help Water Utilities


Water pricing plays a central role in water resource stewardship and sustainability, and is a key element in water conservation programs.  Funded by the Great Lakes Commission and the Great Lakes Protection Fund, the Alliance for Water Efficiency conducted workshops on conservation pricing and prepared a rates primer authored by Dr. Janice Beecher of Michigan State University.  This primer provides an introduction to key principles and concepts of ratemaking.  It also high­lights findings from Dr. Beecher’s 2010 Great Lakes Water Rate Survey that was conducted as part of this initiative.

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Water Pricing Primer for the Great Lakes Region
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