Introduction to Budget-Based Water Rates
Known as "water budget" rates when first implemented in 1991 at the Irvine Ranch Water District, this style of "efficiency" rate design is seen as a fair and equitable way to charge customers based on their individual water needs and to encourage water use efficiency. A prominent feature of successful "efficiency-based" rates is a water agency's ability to accurately recover fixed costs while promoting conservation at the same time. This addresses the revenue/conservation dilemma many agencies have… Show more
Created by BrownPaperTickets | Claim this event
1017 Middlefield Rd.
Redwood City, CA 94063