§ 39-15.1-1. Purposes.
The purposes of this chapter are to:
(1) Augment current principles for setting the rates of public utilities that are water suppliers that are subject to commission rate regulation in a manner that facilitates:
(i) Managing demand, especially seasonal demand;
(ii) Investing in infrastructure repair and replacement;
(iii) Recovering the full costs, including capital and operational, of water systems through water system revenues; and
(iv) Establishing operating capital and debt service of sufficient size; and
(2) Provide an optional system for multi-year water rates that are adjustable in accordance with an approved rate plan.
(P.L. 2009, ch. 288, § 1; P.L. 2009, ch. 341, § 1.)