Feasibility of a Sewer District Purchase, Confidential Client

Walden is currently assisting and advising a client seeking to regionalize sanitary sewer systems in an effort to significantly reduce the rates of the acquired customers but still provide ‘downward pressure’ on the rates charged their own customers through efficiencies and debt buy-down.  Initial projections suggest an average of more than $20 per month in… Read More

Town Sewer Assets Purchased by City of Fort Wayne

The Town of Zanesville sought to regionalize their Town’s sanitary sewer utility with the nearby City system.  An agreement was reached that reduced and then froze the Town’s sewer rates for a ten-year period saving the customers of the Town more than $100 each year since the consolidation.  Walden prepared a Business Plan for the… Read More

Whitley County Commissioners Create a New Regional Water and Sewer District

The County Commissioners sought to create a new utility district in their county to address sewer and water utilities in the rural, unincorporated areas of the County.  Walden led the financial, technical and regulatory aspects of the public outreach and petition process (to obtain an initial charter).  Walden prepared a Financial Feasibility Study, Preliminary Engineering… Read More

Utility Regionalization – Sanitary Sewer and Drinking Water Systems

Walden was retained by BCS Management (BCS) to assist with the review and assessment of the water and wastewater facilities serving four regional districts and the community of Huntington County, Indiana. The County Commissioners sought an assessment that could determine if regionalization and consolidating the facilities was a viable option. The review and assessment helped… Read More

P3 Agreement between Utility Providers

In a successful effort to leverage the assets and resources of utility providers, Walden led the work to have a City enter into unique public-private partnerships (PPP) with an investor-owned utility. These unique private and municipal wastewater partnerships included more than $20M in infrastructure investments by both parties and several long-term operation agreements. Leveraging the… Read More

Ongoing Municipal Consolidation Efforts

Walden is leading an effort to consolidate their utility services in many ways to reduce costs, increase services in many ways to reduce costs, increase service levels, and lower the utility bill for residents and customers of the Utilities. As part of this effort, Walden prepared a grant application to obtain funding that would allow… Read More