Ask the Expert: A Unique Opportunity to Ask Your Asset Management Questions or Seek Advice on How to Begin
(Shared in Collaboration with the Environmental Finance Center National Network)
Instructor: Ross Waugh, Director of Waugh Infrastructure Management; Heather Himmelberger & Dawn Nall, Southwest Environmental Finance Center
Description: This webinar provided attendees with a unique opportunity to ask any and all questions regarding asset management or implementing asset management. An asset management practitioner – Ross Waugh – with extensive experience implementing the process in New Zealand answered numerous questions. This will be a great chance to hear information regarding what has worked elsewhere in the world and to learn from those experiences.

Water Loss Reduction Webinar Series for Small Water Systems
(Shared in Collaboration with the Environmental Finance Center National Network)
Instructor: Heather Himmelberger and/or Dawn Nall, Southwest Environmental Finance Center
Description: This series will offer participants an introduction to establishing an effective water loss control program at their water system. Participants will learn about the different parts of the water balance equation, performing a water audit at their system, and learn how to begin to address non-revenue water including both apparent losses and real losses (leakage).

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Leadership Webinar Series for Small Water Systems
(Shared in Collaboration with the Environmental Finance Center National Network)
Instructor: Lauralee Barbaria, EFC at Dominican University
Description: In this webinar you will be introduced to how your audience perceives your data and how to present your information in a more compelling format. From pie charts to columns and busted pipes to sinkholes, find out how to tell your story so that the next project that gets approved has your name on it

Leadership Part 1 – Translation Data into Effective Communication

Leadership Part 2 – Effective Messaging

Water & Sewer Rates Analysis Webinar for Small Water Systems
(Shared in Collaboration with the Environmental Finance Center National Network)
Instructors: Shadi Eskaf, Sr. Project Director at the EFC at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Description: This webinar will help systems answer this question by demonstrating the Water & Sewer Rates Analysis Model, an Excel tool developed by the Environmental Finance Center at The University of North Carolina.

Tool: Water & Sewer Rates Analysis Model

Water System Partnerships & Regionalization Webinar Series for Small Water Systems
(Shared in Collaboration with the Environmental Finance Center National Network)
Instructors: Glenn Barnes, Sr. Project Director at the EFC at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Fred Hanna, Sr. Project Manager at URS Corporation; Tom Roberts, President & COO at Aqua North Carolina, Inc.
Description: Small water systems should consider various methods of partnering with other water systems as a way to control costs. This webinar series will expore several methods to doing so.

Part 1 – Inter-system agreements

Part 2 – System Mergers

Part 3 – The Water Company Model

Part 4 – Water Supply

Water & Sewer Rates Analysis Webinar for Small Water Systems
(Shared in Collaboration with the Environmental Finance Center National Network)
Instructors: Shadi Eskaf, Sr. Project Director at the EFC at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Description: This webinar will help systems answer this question by demonstrating the Water & Sewer Rates Analysis Model, an Excel tool developed by the Environmental Finance Center at The University of North Carolina.
Tool: Water & Sewer Rates Analysis Model

Asset Management for Small Water Systems Webinar Series
(Shared in Collaboration with the Environmental Finance Center National Network)
Instructor: Heather Himmelberger and/or Dawn Nall, Southwest Environmental Finance Center
Description: This webinar series will help your utility answer the question, “How can we spend our limited dollars to have the greatest impact?” This series will provide an overview of Asset Management and discuss the five core components of Asset Management.

Core Component 1 – The Current State of the Assets

Core Component 2 – Required Level of Service

Core Component 3 – Critical Assets

Core Component 4 – Life Cycle Costing

Core Component 5 – Long Term Funding Strategy