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SERCAP's Regional Department Continues Assistance to the Town of Port Royal in Caroline County, Virginia!

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Over the past few years, SERCAP’s Regional Department has worked with the Town of Port Royal in Caroline County, VA, along with other community partners, to move their water system from a dilapidated, fiscally distressed state, to one with new facilities and a management approach that promotes fiscal and operational sustainability. As part of this system overhaul, in the Spring of 2020, SERCAP completed a Rate Study on behalf of the Town, in order to assist them in establishing a more sustainable financial model for their water system. Water rates have been changed from a “Flat Rate” billing system, to a metered, consumption-based system that charges each customer based on their actual water usage. The new rate structure, includes: reserve accounts for debt service, funding for operations, and a new capital improvements account. SERCAP also assisted the Town with developing updated water policies to accompany the change in rate structure, which was adopted at a public hearing in June 2020.

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