Moonshot seeks to provide technical, operational, managerial, and financial direct assistance to disadvantaged communities with failing systems. We partner with utility leaders in these communities to achieve compliance and identify, plan, and implement world-class technologies and management approaches.
We do our homework. From day one, we have a good sense of your community, operations, budget and management systems.
We practice humble listening with staff to identify challenges and opportunities for improvement.
We deliver a menu of potential projects that improve performance and reduce costs.
We consult with utility leadership to choose a manageable set of projects and develop a customized roadmap to implementation.
We help utilities through implementation, by providing model documents, change management approaches and financing mechanisms.
AREAS OF IMPACT
Our water professionals help utilities resolve any challenges and attain opportunities identified by our community and clients. We bring innovative ideas to our clients, starting with ideas and solutions that address issues common to most utilities. We customize these solutions from a growing list of modules.
Assist in the development of lead-service line inventories, probability analysis for identification of LSL replacement strategies, community outreach and engagement.
Reduce GHG emissions associated with energy use in water treatment and distribution and wastewater collection and treatment, while developing permanent on-site sources of renewable energy.
Develop resilient water supplies, and energy and operational approaches to help address extreme hydrology, protect facilities from sea level rise and maintain or restore utility service.
Improve and diversify water supply resources, reduce water loss, improve water use efficiency, and seek water reuse opportunities.
Implement projects that help utilities achieve compliance, improve the performance of existing infrastructure, and reduce costs.
CAPITAL & FUNDING
Optimize capital investments and support gaining access to federal and state grants and loans.
Reduce nutrient pollutants in waterways, including strategies to decrease and manage harmful algal blooms, particularly those threatening drinking water sources.
Design and planning for re-incorporating natural features to the built environment which manages stormwater, improves water and air quality, and delivers community and workforce benefits.
Enable the community-based regionalization or consolidation of small systems to gain scale and draw upon needed technical, managerial, and financial capacity to deliver sustainable services.