Investing in water: Comparing utilities finances and economic concerns across U.S. cities

From Brookings: Depending on their particular situation, utilities might benefit from exploring new partnerships, including public-public and public-private partnerships..These collaborations aim to bring together different public and private entities—around project design, construction, and operation—to spread financial risk, gain technical expertise, generate cost savings, and jumpstart infrastructure investment. For example, in Rialto, Calif., a 30-year, $172…

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North state event looks at economic outlook, public-private partnerships

Oroville: Teamwork between public agencies and private parties isn’t new, but approaching challenges give what comes out of public-private teams more significance. Peter Luchetti of Table Rock Capital of Sausalito has specific examples of how those partnerships can change the future. Luchetti is the keynote speaker at the 2017 North State Economic Forecast Conference, scheduled…

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Table Rock in the New York Times

“There’s a reason many communities look for private partners to begin with: Their water systems are in poor shape. Budget shortfalls and political mismanagement can represent a real threat to both infrastructure and citizens. For evidence, look no further than the crisis in Flint, Mich., where the drinking water became tainted with lead. Megan Matson…

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Peter Luchetti Appointed to California I-Bank Board

The Bond Buyer • September 26, 2013 LOS ANGELES — California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sept. 24 that he has appointed Peter Luchetti to the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank’s board of directors. Governed by a five-member board, the I-Bank became part of the governors Office of Business and Economic Development on July 3…

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FC for long-awaited California water system

Infrastructure Journal Online • December 14, 2012 Rialto Water Services (RWS), a concession team comprised of Union Labor Life Insurance Co. (ULLICO) and private equity investor Table Rock Capital, has closed on a deal to upgrade and operate the City of Rialto (California) water and wastewater system for 30 years. The deal between the city…

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More Water P3s to Follow Rialto

Infra Americas • December 7, 2012 • Eugene Gilligan An attorney who served as legal advisor to Veolia Water West Operating Services, the company that, along with Table Rock Capital, recently reached financial close on a 30-year water and wastewater concession in Rialto, Calif., has said more of these transactions could be in the offing.…

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City Enters Into P3 for its Water and Sewer Systems

Bond Buyer • December 7, 2012 • Randall Jensen SAN FRANCISCO – Rialto, Calif. is handing over its water and sewer utilities to a public-private partnership. The city, 50 miles from Los Angeles with a population of 100,000, finalized an agreement last week to outsource its municipal water and sewer systems for 30 years to…

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Veolia & Table Rock Close on Rialto Water Concession

Infra Americas • December 3, 2012 Rialto Water System P3 Veolia Water West Operating Services and Table Rock Capital have reached financial close on a 30-year concession to operate the water and wastewater systems of Rialto, Calif., a city with 110,000 residents located 60 miles east of Los Angeles. The debt-to-equity ratio on the USD172m…

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Veolia Water, Table Rock Capital and Ullico affiliate deliver!

Launch Release • December, 2012 Veolia Water, Table Rock Capital and Ullico affiliate deliver solution to strengthen California city’s finances, create jobs and deliver sustainable water services In contrast to numerous cities facing financial challenges, the City of Rialto, Calif., has just finalized an agreement securing approximately $35 million in cash, funding future water and…

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