2010 Great Lakes Water Rate Survey<br />Janice A. Beecher and Jason A. Kalmbach<br />Institute of Public UtilitiesMichiga...
2010 Great Lakes Water Rate Survey<br />Top ten water systems by service population from eight Midwestern states, by servi...
Great Lakes watershed map and systems in the sample<br />
Service population<br />
System service populations<br />
Sample characteristics<br />
Effective date of tariff <br />
Billing cycles<br />
Billing combinations<br />
Tariff charges<br />
Rate structures<br />
Peaking-factor rate (Ann Arbor, MI)<br />
Rate structures by ownership<br />
Public fire-protection in fixed charges: average by meter size<br />
Public fire-protection in fixed charges: range by meter size<br />
Fixed charges and variable unit rates for 100 cf by usage level<br />
Conservation and assistance policies<br />
Average charges by state<br />
Average charges by system characteristics<br />
Average charges for 0 cf (0 gal.) <br />
Average charges for 1,000 cf (7,480 gal.)<br />
Average charges for 50,000 cf (374,000 gal.)<br />
Average charges for 1 mil. cf (7.4 mil. gal).<br />
Bill differentials for systems serving outside of boundaries<br />
Monthly bills by system size and ownership<br />
Comparison to AWWA rate survey (2008)<br />
Water utility cost-trend analysis<br />Data from the Wisconsin Public Service Commission<br />Period:  2000-2009<br />Benc...
Utility plant to revenue ratios (capital intensity)<br />
Utility plant investment by function<br />
Ratio of value of plant additions to retirements<br />
Operating revenues and expenses per water sold<br />
Operating expenses per water sold<br />
Operating expenses by water source<br />
Pumping statistics<br />
Revenue trends by customer class<br />
Trends in residential water sales and revenues<br />
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    1. 1. 2010 Great Lakes Water Rate Survey<br />Janice A. Beecher and Jason A. Kalmbach<br />Institute of Public UtilitiesMichigan State University<br />beecher@msu.edu  ipu.msu.edu<br />Please do not distribute by electronic or other means<br />or cite without permission. <br />MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY<br />
    2. 2. 2010 Great Lakes Water Rate Survey<br />Top ten water systems by service population from eight Midwestern states, by service population size as reported in EPA Consumer Confidence Reports<br />Illinois, Indiana, Michigan*, Minnesota*, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin (*no economic regulatory authority)<br />Detailed data were mined from tariffs and websites and supplemented with personal communications.<br />Nine water providers had no rate information available directly on the website<br />Cautionary notes about interpretation<br />Survey provides a snapshot in a very dynamic area<br />Rates vary for a variety of reasons, including not limited to cost differences<br />Rates alone cannot be used to draw conclusions about operational performance, including efficiency<br />
    3. 3. Great Lakes watershed map and systems in the sample<br />
    4. 4. Service population<br />
    5. 5. System service populations<br />
    6. 6. Sample characteristics<br />
    7. 7. Effective date of tariff <br />
    8. 8. Billing cycles<br />
    9. 9. Billing combinations<br />
    10. 10. Tariff charges<br />
    11. 11. Rate structures<br />
    12. 12. Peaking-factor rate (Ann Arbor, MI)<br />
    13. 13. Rate structures by ownership<br />
    14. 14. Public fire-protection in fixed charges: average by meter size<br />
    15. 15. Public fire-protection in fixed charges: range by meter size<br />
    16. 16. Fixed charges and variable unit rates for 100 cf by usage level<br />
    17. 17. Conservation and assistance policies<br />
    18. 18. Average charges by state<br />
    19. 19. Average charges by system characteristics<br />
    20. 20. Average charges for 0 cf (0 gal.) <br />
    21. 21. Average charges for 1,000 cf (7,480 gal.)<br />
    22. 22. Average charges for 50,000 cf (374,000 gal.)<br />
    23. 23. Average charges for 1 mil. cf (7.4 mil. gal).<br />
    24. 24. Bill differentials for systems serving outside of boundaries<br />
    25. 25. Monthly bills by system size and ownership<br />
    26. 26. Comparison to AWWA rate survey (2008)<br />
    27. 27. Water utility cost-trend analysis<br />Data from the Wisconsin Public Service Commission<br />Period: 2000-2009<br />Benchmarking analysis<br />Annual financial reports<br />Class AB water utilities<br />N ranges from 72 to 94<br />Informative but not generalizable to other water systems<br />
    28. 28. Utility plant to revenue ratios (capital intensity)<br />
    29. 29. Utility plant investment by function<br />
    30. 30. Ratio of value of plant additions to retirements<br />
    31. 31. Operating revenues and expenses per water sold<br />
    32. 32. Operating expenses per water sold<br />
    33. 33. Operating expenses by water source<br />
    34. 34. Pumping statistics<br />
    35. 35. Revenue trends by customer class<br />
    36. 36. Trends in residential water sales and revenues<br />
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