Procurement ResourcesOptimizing Public Agency Purchasing Power: WWEMA, together with the National Association of Clean Water Agencies, has published this joint document to identify procurement methods that can be used on public water and wastewater projects to achieve maximum return on investment.
Procurement Methods by State: In 2011, WWEMA conducted this comprehensive survey of the 50 states to determine which procurement options and project delivery methods they allow under the Clean Water State Revolving Fund.
Life Cycle Costing in Sustainable Public Procurement: A Question of Value: This white paper from the International Institute for Sustainable Development examines the benefits of conducting life cycle costing analyses when making procurement decisions.
Sample Procurement Policies: A number of municipalities have recognized the value of considering the "total cost of ownership" and have integrated it into their procurement policy:
- City of Abilene, Kansas, Purchasing Policy (Section 10)
- City of Raleigh, North Carolina, Sustainable Procurement Policy
- City of Portland, Oregon, Sustainable Procurement Policy