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The Water Business: Understanding the Water Supply and Wastewater Industry
The Water Business: Understanding the Water Supply and Wastewater Industry
Public Utilities Reports, Inc.

The Water Business: Understanding the Water Supply and Wastewater Industry

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Including complete coverage of the water supply and wastewater industry as a business, this primer explains how the industry operates, how it developed, the political and economic issues that shape its progress, and the regulatory system, as well.

This thorough explanation of the financial structure of the water industry in a form comprehensible to non-accountants will be a benefit to supervisory employees, regulators, buyers investors and academics.

Chapters include: Water Basics, Operations, Development and Structure of the Industry, Regulation and Economics, Financial Structure, International Issues, and valuable Appendices.

Details and Features:

AUTHOR: LEONARD HYMAN

AVAILABILITY: This title usually ships within 1 to 2 weeks.

ISBN: 978-0910325-71-4
7 x 10 inches
Paperback
400 pages

Table of Contents:

Preface
PART I: WATER BUSINESS
Chapter 1
Defining Water: Properties and Issues
Chapter 2
Water Supply and Sewage
Chapter 3
Regulation, Finance, and Ownership
Chapter 4
Summary
PART II: OPERATIONS
Chapter 5
Introduction to Water Operations
Chapter 6
The Public Water Supply System
Chapter 7
The Collection and Treatment of Sewage
Chapter 8
Supply, Demand, and Suppliers
Chapter 9
Summary
PART III: DEVELOPMENT AND STRUCTURE OF THE INDUSTRY
Chapter 10
Introduction
Chapter 11
The Old World
Chapter 12
The Eastern Half of the U.S.
Chapter 13
Western Water Resources
Chapter 14
Private Water Companies
Chapter 15
Water and Health
Chapter 16
Federal Regulation
Chapter 17
Summary
PART IV: REGULATION, PRICING, AND ECONOMICS
Chapter 18
The Development of Public Utility Regulation
Chapter 19
What is a Public Utility?
Chapter 20
The Purposes and Drawbacks of Regulation
Chapter 21
Setting the Rate of Return
Chapter 22
The Economic Allocation of Water Resources
Chapter 23
Water Rights and Water Trading
Chapter 24
Summary
PART V: FINANCIAL STRUCTURE
Chapter 25
The Basics of Corporate Organization and Finance
Chapter 26
Government Water Supply Organization and Finance
Chapter 27
The Statement of Incomes and Retained Earnings
Chapter 28
The Balance Sheet
Chapter 29
The Statement of Cash Flows
Chapter 30
Financial Analysis
Chapter 31
The Market and per Share Ratios and Ratings
Chapter 32
Financial Results on the Books and in the Marketplace
Chapter 33
Summary
PART VI: INTERNATIONAL ISSUES
Chapter 34
Introduction
Chapter 35
The Need for Clean Water and Sanitation: Regional Patterns
Chapter 36
Ownership
Chapter 37
Summary
PART VII: CONCLUSION
Chapter 38
The Future of the Water Business
Chapter 39
Conclusion