Bartle Wells Associates
BWA is a public finance consulting firm with over 50 years of experience providing independent, expert financial advice to public agencies throughout California and the western United States. Our firm was established in 1964 and is owned and managed by its principal consultants. We specialize in three interrelated services: utility rate and fee studies, strategic financial planning, and project financing.
BWA has successfully advised over 500 public agencies – from small utility districts serving rural communities to large cities, counties, and regional agencies. We have the experience and expertise to evaluate all types of financial issues faced by local governments and to recommend the best and most-practical solutions.
BWA is a charter member of the National Association of Municipal Advisors and preferred provider of the California Rural Water Association. Our lead consultants are Certified Independent Professional Municipal Advisors with industry-leading expertise in the areas of utility rates and public finance.