The Strategic Goals of Public Infrastructure Procurement: Wilmington Delaware Wastewater Treatment Procurement

Infrastructure Development Systems IDS-97-W-104
Part of the Infrastructure Systems: Delivery and Finance book series (ISDF, volume 102)


This case was prepared by Professor John B. Miller with the help of Research Assistant Maia A. Hansen as the basis for class discussion, and not to illustrate either effective or ineffective handling of infrastructure development related issues. Data presented in the case has been intentionally altered to simplify, focus, and to preserve individual confidentiality. The assistance of G. Robert Joseph of U.S. Filter Corp., Tom Noyes, Assistant to the Mayor, Wilmington, DE, and Mike Gagliardo, U.S. Conference of Mayors in the preparation of this case is gratefully acknowledged.


Cash Flow Wastewater Treatment Plant Wastewater Treatment Facility Private Operator Internal Revenue Service 
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