Investor-Owned System Management

U.S. Water Services Corporation has extensive experience in the overall management of investor-owned private utilities. These corporations are private investor-owned water and wastewater utilities which are regulated by the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) or the County of jurisdiction according to Chapter 367, Florida Statutes. U.S. Water Services Corporation has or is currently managing and operating over twenty-six (26) separate private utilities through the State of Florida. These services include management oversight, operations & maintenance oversight, billing & collections, revenue reporting, fund transfers, regulatory oversight, regulatory filings, governmental liaison, customer complaint resolution, and homeowner association liaison.

Regulatory Oversight Filings, and Reporting

As part of private utility management, U.S. Water Services Corporation has extensive experience in regulatory oversight, rate filings, and reporting. This includes the compilation of and filing of:

  • File and Suspend Rate Cases
  • Staff Assisted Rate Cases
  • Index Filings
  • Pass-Through Filings
  • Tariff Filings
  • Miscellaneous Service Charges
  • Customer Deposits
  • Annual Reports
  • Regulatory Assessment Fee Filings
  • Service Availability

The regulatory requirements of such can be voluminous and complex. U.S. Water Services Corporation also attends customer meetings and actively participates in agenda conferences held by the Florida Public Service Commission during rate proceedings on behalf of its clients. U.S. Water Services Corporation is highly recognized by the regulatory agencies as possessing extensive regulatory experience and management oversight. U.S. Water Services Corporation also maintains a collegial professional relationship with the consumer advocate, the Office of Public Counsel (OPC). U.S. Water Services Corporation has successfully negotiated settlements in rate proceedings with the OPC and HOAs. In addition, U.S. Water Services Corporation also formally participates in rulemaking proceedings at the Public Service Commission on behalf of its clients to ensure fair and impartial treatment.

Homeowner Association and Governmental Liaison

U.S. Water Services Corporation maintains an ongoing liaison with homeowner associations and other governmental agencies on behalf of its private utility clients. A utility manager regularly maintains contact with and regularly attends homeowner association meetings at the request of customers, as well as attending governmental meetings on the clients’ behalf. This also includes responding to HOA requests concerning customer complaints. U.S. Water Services Corporation works cooperatively with the HOA to offer alternatives to utility capital improvements and/or requirements.

Other Services

U.S. Water Services Corporation - Operations and Maintenance

Operations & Maintenance

U.S. Water Services Corporation - Design-Build-Operate

Design-Build-Operate

U.S. Water Services Corporation - Infrastructure Rehabilitation

Infrastructure Rehabilitation

U.S. Water Services Corporation - Facility Commissioning/Start Up

Facility Commissioning / Start-Up

U.S. Water Services Corporation - Investor Owned System Management

Investor Owned System Management

U.S. Water Services Corporation - Customer Service

Customer Service

U.S. Water Services Corporation - Consulting

Consulting

U.S. Water Services Corporation - Temporary Operations Relief

Temporary Operations Relief

U.S. Water Services Corporation - Residuals Management

Residuals Management

U.S. Water Services Corporation - Compliance Management

Compliance Management

U.S. Water Services Corporation - Laboratory Services

Laboratory Services

U.S. Water Services Corporation - Training

Training

Contact

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Chris Gutschow
Chris Gutschow

Mr. Gutschow is Director of Business Development at U.S. Water Services Corporation d/b/a USW Utility Group. Chris has been with the company since 2018 where he works to build relationships and develop credibility with customers along with understanding their business, its goals and objectives, and identifying areas where we can help the customer meet those goals.

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