Webinar: The Art & Science of Rate Making

Thursday, September 27, 2018
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM



The Art & Science of Rate Making 

Rate studies are a necessary part of Authority management and help to ensure that the system is in the proper position to achieve its goals. This webinar will address the steps that need to be taken and the process to assure goals are accomplished in a timely efficient manner.  

During this webinar key elements of a rate study will be presented and attendees will benefit in preparing for a future study:

  • What are the practical goals of a rate study

  • What type of rate study would best suit my Authority

  • Which steps should be followed to complete a rate study

  • What information is required to complete a rate study

  • Full Cost Pricing - What is it and should it be considered in the rate study process

  • What type of rate design should be selected to help your Authority reach its goals

  • How often should rates be reviewed and who should be part of the process

David L. Busch
, Keystone Alliance Consulting, Inc.
David Busch is a principal of Keystone Alliance Consulting, Inc., a consulting firm which specializes in Financial and Management issues for municipal owned utilities. Services provided include  water and wastewater cost of service rate studies, feasibility studies, tapping fee calculations, and coordination of project financings through federal/state grant and loan programs.

In addition to project work for clients the firm also provides Authority Management on a temporary and permanent basis. In 2007 David was the recipient of the L.W. "Red" David Award and in 2017 Keystone Alliance Consulting, Inc. was the recognized by the Authorities Association for outstanding service to the organization.