Advisory Services

In its advisory services, Stratecon brings together the disciplines of economics, finance, natural resource management, and law to develop innovative solutions to commercial and public policy problems. Stratecon is unique in its ability to obtain timely information and data, conduct in-depth analysis that combines many disciplines, and present findings to clients in concise, effective presentations.

Stratecon’s clients include irrigation and water districts, cities, public authorities, state agencies, and the private sector. It has worked extensively on the structuring of water transfer agreements, financial, and legal arrangements, and provides economic analysis of public policy decisions concerning water resources. Stratecon also conducts customized briefings for firms and groups who have new involvement in water issues or are planning to enter into potential water investments and water marketing activities. These small briefings are a valued service for boards of directors, developers, water investors, and those providing capital to water projects.

Stratecon also provides expert testimony in legal proceedings involving water issues, including economic valuation of water and water rights, contractual disputes, administrative proceedings involving water transfers, and economic impacts of water resource management issues.

Stratecon News

Stratecon Partners with WWI to Support Academic Research on Pressing Water Challenges

Stratecon Inc. has partnered with World Water Institute (“WWI”) to provide support for curriculum development and student and faculty research that seeks to find solutions to the world’s most pressing water challenges. Stratecon President and WWI Board Member Rodney T. Smith said, “With WWI’s focus on using market mechanisms to solve water resource management problems, […]

Recent Studies

Looking Forward: Importing Institutional Concepts from the Water World

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin launched the inaugural Permian Basin Water in Energy Conference in Midland February 20-23, 2018.  The conference emphasized innovation and facilitating commercial-free discussions about facing the water resource challenges confronting the energy industry in the Permian Basin. The two and a half days of presentations connected professionals, policy-makers […]