Water Utility Financial Resilience: How Digital Solutions Can Help Keep Your Revenue Flowing

WEBINAR: Thursday, June 4 | 2:00 PM EDT

Water and wastewater utilities are facing a rapidly changing landscape because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the behaviors and finances of both residential and business customers being disrupted on an unprecedented scale. So how can a utility evolve with these challenging times to accommodate the needs of the communities they serve while keeping vital revenue flowing?

This webinar will explore the rapidly evolving financial needs of utilities during the COVID-19 crisis and how applying data analytics and digital solutions can help them ensure both short- and long-term financial resilience.

During this webinar, you will learn about:
  • Understanding the flow of revenue
  • Understanding customer nonpayment trends and how to mitigate growing delinquency rates
  • Leveraging your data to find hidden revenue and stabilizing your financial metrics
Agenda (Moderated by Xylem's Lindsay Birt):
  • Review of business revenue loss
  • Assessing and mitigating nonpayment trends
  • Assessing revenue risk with water demand shifts
  • Applying data analytics and digital solutions to curb apparent loss
  • Q&A

Speaker

Tim Braun

Tim received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Bluffton University and his MBA in Sustainable Business from Presidio Graduate School in San Francisco. After a career in sustainable investment management, Tim became a cleantech entrepreneur and venture capitalist, focusing on water and renewable energy technologies. Tim joined EmNet in 2013 to expand the company's reach and impact by building industry partnerships and key client relationships. Tim continues this role today, leading strategic partnerships and client engagement for Xylem Digital Solutions.

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Speaker: Greg Baird

President, Water Finance Research

Greg Baird is a financial management and infrastructure asset management specialist for municipalities and water and sewer districts. He is focused on helping governments and utilities improve the cost-effectiveness of their operations and the affordability of water services through the use of technology and asset management practices. Greg actively serves as Chair of the sustainable infrastructure committee with the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and is a member of the rates and charges and asset management committees. He is widely published on municipal utility infrastructure asset management and integrated finance issues for the U.S. and Canadian water and wastewater industry.

Speaker: Christine Boyle

Segment Area Lead for Xylem's Metering Insights Group

Dr. Christine Boyle's work focuses on developing decision support software that achieves both resource and financial sustainability goals for water utilities. She received her doctorate in water resource planning in 2011 and "spun" a water analytics company, Valor Water, out of her thesis work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a trustee of the Cal-Nevada American Water Works Association.

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