Each cost of service and rate study we complete is designed for the specific needs and requirements of the client.
Cost of Service for Water Rates and Wastewater Rate Studies
Cost of service studies for water rates and wastewater rate studies are our primary focus. The goal of each water and sewer rate study is to develop rates and charges that best meet the municipalities / utilities goals and objectives. The water rates and sewer rates we design are fair and equitable. Our studies include the funding of long term capital improvement plans, the changing demands of water consumption and other significant factors that impact utility rates. Each cost of service and water rate study we complete is designed for the specific needs and requirements of the client.
Since 1995 Pioneer Consulting Group, Inc. has completed more than 40 water and sewer cost of service and rate studies. Douglas Gardner has completed more than 100 water rate and wastewater rate studies during his 20 year career working with municipal government. Wesley Gardner, Jr, CPA has completed more than 250 sewer and water rate studies.
PCG’s methodology for conducting a rate study includes the following steps: