Our colleagues at the Environmental Finance Center Network (EFCN) are hosting three more no cost webinars that should be of great interest to small systems as they strive to improve their financial and managerial capabilities.  These events are part of the EPA Competitive award to EFCN to provide training and assistance to small systems.

 Is Your Water System Financially Healthy? Key Financial Indicators

DATE:  April 14, 2015

TIME:   1:30-2:30PM (eastern)

REGISTER:  Click this link Register

This webinar will discuss and examine the key financial indicators that allow small systems to make informed decisions in planning and investment. The webinar will include training on how to calculate and interpret your system’s operating ratio, debt service coverage ratio, current ratio, and days of cash on hand. The webinar will also discuss how funders use these numbers in deciding whether or not to loan your system money needed for capital improvements.

In this webinar you will:

  • better understand your system’s operating ratio, debt service, coverage ratio, current ratio, and days of cash on hand;
  • understand your costs and revenues; and
  • learn how to move from “paycheck to paycheck” to longer term planning

Asset Management IQ: How much do you know about AM tools and resources?

DATE:  April 16, 2015

TIME:   1:00-2:00PM (eastern)

REGISTER:  Click this link Register

This interactive webinar will include an overview of Asset Management core principles and community/organization level of engagement with Asset Management. There are many tools and resources that communities can use as they move through the process of developing an Asset Management plan. This webinar will also provide an overview of available tools and resources

Developing and Financing a Capital Plan for a Water System   

DATE:  May 5, 2015

TIME:   1:00-2:30PM (eastern)

REGISTER:  Click this link Register

No description provided as of this posting.

Some of these events offer Continuing Education Credits.  However, individuals must contact their state drinking water programs to determine if the credits are available in their state.


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