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Summary: New York City Mun Wtr Fin Auth; Utility, Water/Sewer Apr 05
Standard & Poors, April 2005
The 'AA+' rating on New York City Municipal Water Finance Authority's (NYCMWFA) 2005 series D water and sewer system revenue bonds reflects: The credit strengths provided by the issue's legal and structural features; A gross pledge of revenues that, combined with the New York City Water Board's ability to raise rates (a true-up mechanism) and the segregation of funds, results in true separation from the utility's operating function; The fundamental strengths of the system, characterized by affordable rates and sound management; and Greater predictability surrounding costs and requirements of large capital projects leading to regular and moderate rate increases. The use of executory contracts is offset by the high essentiality of service and the expectation of the continuation of service...
Companies mentioned in this report are: New York City Mun Wtr Fin Auth
Action: New Rating
Action: Outlook: Stable
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