The country has been awaiting the outcome of the trial of the former police officer accused of murdering George Floyd. You likely followed the trial, seeing the highlights on the news. Many of us felt sadness and anxiety during the trial, and from the time of the event that led to it.
Raftelis is continuing our westward expansion of people and services for local governments and utilities with the addition of several new experts in Seattle, Los Angeles, and Portland.
Join us for a webinar to gain insight into improving and elevating the readability, accessibility, and quality of the Consumer Confidence Report.
Legislation passed in 2018 required California water providers to meet new water use efficiency requirements. Initial forecasting by Raftelis working with seven Southern California water agencies shows that with a bit of adaptation and innovation they are well on their way to meeting the goal.
With a focus on providing solutions to local governments and public sector utilities, Raftelis recently set out to evolve its Board of Directors to bring in additional visionary leadership and has elected three new Board Directors.
Steven McDonald has joined Raftelis as our Chief Economist to lead our new valuation and economic impact analysis services. Valuation services and economic impact analyses have been top of mind for many Raftelis clients as they navigate the challenges of a tight economy and want to be responsive to governing bodies who are eager to know just how valuable a utility or development asset is.
Raftelis is excited that the data dashboard we have been developing with Jersey Water Works will be unveiled during the Jersey Water Works Conference on Friday December 11.
Last spring nearly 90% of water and wastewater utilities vowed to keep the water flowing, even if utility bills went unpaid. Whether through state, local government, or individual utility action, this decision had an impact.
We are excited to share that Raftelis staff members Melissa Elliott, John Mastracchio, and Todd Cristiano have authored articles in the latest edition of Journal AWWA.
The 2020 Florida Water and Wastewater Rate Survey (2020 Survey) is developed to provide insight into water and wastewater pricing practices currently utilized by publicly owned utilities in the State of Florida.
ELGL has partnered with Raftelis, the American Water Works Association (AWWA), and the Duke University Nicholas School for the Environment to offer a six-week online cohort focused on the challenges and opportunities within modern water resource management.
For 16 years, North America’s Water and Wastewater Rate Survey has combined the resources and expertise of the American Water Works Association and Raftelis to provide the water industry the most comprehensive and up-to-date water and wastewater utility rate and financial data and analyses available.
Our Black employees, colleagues, clients and friends have been impacted by systemic racial injustice. We stand in solidarity with them. Our firm acknowledges that we must do our part to end racial inequities, which have plagued society for many generations.
We’re excited to share an article that Raftelis staff members John Mastracchio and Zachary Green helped author on the topic of affordability challenges in lower-income households for Journal AWWA.
Raftelis is looking forward to playing a major role at this year’s Utility Management Conference (UMC). The conference will be held in Anaheim, CA on February 25-28.
Join us as we discuss how to integrate your strategic plan into the fabric of your organization to guide your initiatives and accomplish your goals.
We’re excited to share an article from Journal AWWA authored by Raftelis staff members Melissa Elliott, APR and Samantha Villegas, APR entitled “Consider the Importance of Risk Communication.”
We are thrilled to announce that Raftelis has acquired The Novak Consulting Group (TNCG), a leading provider of management consulting services to the public sector, and that Mike Burton, a very experienced financial and rate consultant, has also joined our team.
Let’s talk asset management. Oftentimes, we find that utility managers narrowly focus their asset management on physical assets.
Utility rates managers! Do you know how to get the rates your utility needs to be successful while still promoting community objectives?
Water utilities across the country are innovating in new and exciting ways.
Raftelis’ workshops will help you develop a sustainable financial plan and conduct cost of service analyses to create the rate changes your utility needs.
Raftelis Vice President, John Mastracchio, contributed to developing a new framework to help inform the federal policies to determine affordability.
Raftelis has opened a new office in Pittsburgh, PA. This office will provide Raftelis’ current services of financial, organizational, technology, and communications consulting for utilities and the public sector.