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INDEPENDENT PUBLIC FINANCE ADVISORS

BWA has over 50 years of experience providing independent
financial advice to public agencies throughout California
and the Western United States.

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UTILITY RATE STUDIES

BWA has completed more than 2,000
rate studies for water, sewer, and
solid waste utilities.

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FINANCIAL EXPERTISE

BWA has helped secure over $5 billion of
low-cost financing for public works projects.

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OVER 500 AGENCIES SERVED

BWA has a long track record of success helping
public agencies meet their financial challenges.

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Utility Rate Studies

Our utility rate and fee studies employ a cost-of-service approach and are designed to support long-term financial stability while being fair to all customers. We have completed over 2,000 utility rate and fee studies and are knowledgeable about the legal requirements governing rates and development impact fees.

Financial Plans

Our financial plans provide agencies with a roadmap for funding future operations, debt service, and capital improvement needs. We help agencies evaluate financing alternatives, develop prudent policies, and implement forward-looking financial strategies designed to support long-term financial health.

Project Financing

BWA has helped public agencies obtain over $5 billion of project financing via bonds, COPs, bank loans, private placements, lines of credit, and a range of state and federal grant and loan programs. We provide independent advice that enables our clients to finance projects at the lowest cost.

BWA has successfully advised over 500 public agencies on the complexities and challenges in public finance.

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