Growth to pay for Growth!

We’re proud to have Round Rock Utilities as an ITpipes client since 2009 – check out this great article highlighting how their team is implementing new systems to curb water usage and create cushion while continuing to grow!

Impact fees and pay-as-you-go mentality form the backbone of Round Rock Utility’s infrastructure financing.

Round Rock, neighbor of Texas capital city and tech mecca Austin, has shared in some of the area’s explosive regional growth. With a current population of 115,000, it has grown 15 percent since 2010 and is projected to reach 160,000 by 2030.

Never one to settle, Michael Thane, director of the Utilities and Environmental Services Department for the city of Round Rock, is spearheading two major projects to max out the city’s water and wastewater capacity. In combination with fresh- water reduction programs like advanced metering infrastructure, conservation and water reuse, Round Rock will be on track to meet its maximum infrastructure potential, supporting 250,000 customers, by 2050.

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