JPR is a firm focused on the needs of our district and municipal clients. Our goal is to be their single source for solutions to the often complex challenges rural districts and municipalities face. 

For over thirty years, JPR has developed a reputation as a consulting firm that is always willing to go the extra mile to exceed our client’s expectations. JPR has the staff and experience needed to offer a full selection of professional services to our clients. Our collaborative approach enables us to provide solutions that often develop from a cross-section of different types of experts and a combination of new concepts and ideas, as well as “tried and true” engineering fundamentals.  

As the needs of our clients change so does our approach to overcoming their challenges. We are constantly exploring innovative ideas and continually researching better ways to find cost-saving solutions to the problems our clients face. We will continue to grow and meet the demands of our clients whether it is helping to design a downtown streetscape, city park, baseball stadium, or public library, or, working with a local government to develop modern and/or more efficient local utility infrastructure. 

utility system analysis and design services

Jones Petrie Rafinski Corp. (JPR) provides professional utility system analysis and design services to numerous municipal clients, rural utilities, and private developers. Our versatility enables us to cover a wide range of applications, including evaluation of needs both present and future, extensive network improvements to improve service, efficiency, cost effectiveness and sustainability for asset investments. 

Our system analysis experience includes funding evaluations, Preliminary Engineering Reports, system assessments, capacity analysis, and value engineering. Our services continue through to project completion with contract administration, construction engineering and project closeout and in some cases, operations, administration, and billing services.  This extensive familiarity with municipal systems helps us provide cost effective plans and buildable projects for our clients. 


  • Planning
  • Engineering Studies
  • System Engineering
  • Lifecycle Cost Analysis
  • Funding Procurement 
  • Public Outreach
  • Asset Management
  • Administration Services
  • Utility Customer Billing Services
  • Civil Engineering
    (All Disciplines)
  • Operation & Maintenance Assistance 
  • Bidding Assistance
  • Construction Phases Services and Inspections
  • Land Acquisition Oversight
  • System Startup 
  • Utility Locates
  • Permitting
  • GIS Mapping & Maintenance
  • Lead Service Line Evaluations 
  • Water System Hydraulic Modeling 
  • Water System Performance Testing

wastewater analysis and
SANITARY SEWER design services

JPR works with both private and public entities to help solve complex engineering problems. Our experience includes:
  • A wide range of applications such as gravity sewers and complex pressure-based systems
  • Designing and operating treatment facilities of all types such as package plants, sequencing batch reactors, extended aeration, oxidation ditches, and lagoon-style systems
  • Forming sewage districts and developing interlocal agreements
Our services continue through project completion and can encompass operation and maintenance of facilities. Typical services include:
  • Environmental reports
  • Preliminary Engineering Reports
  • System modeling
  • Capacity analysis
  • Value engineering
  • Contract administration
  • Construction engineering
  • Project closeout
  • Administration
  • Billing services

Unlocking Success: The Essential Keys to Project Excellence

Team Members:
Our team is comprised of multidisciplinary staff that regularly provides services for local government entities and is accustomed to thinking “out of the box” to develop innovative solutions.

Team Commitment:
Our team is always committed to your project's success and brings the depth of resources that will balance community needs with an environmentally and economically appropriate solution. Decision making is facilitated through workshops involving the City/County, Steering Committees, and stakeholders to ensure that goals are being accomplished.

We understand the importance of effective communication in garnering support and projecting a positive image to the public. We will conduct presentations as required to gain consensus of stakeholders. We will place a high emphasis on effective communication along with our technical expertise and local knowledge to develop a well thought out project.

Expertise and Accessibility:
We have a high level of expertise and understanding of local funding mechanisms, project implementation, and operations of public utility systems. When engaged with our clients, by virtue of the relationship, you have immediate access to every area of expertise that our team offers.


JPR has achieved remarkable success in procuring Indiana State Revolving Fund (SRF) and United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA RD) funding for wastewater and water projects, as well as demonstrating exceptional project management capabilities in handling those SRF funded initiatives. Our track record in securing these agency funding programs has been a testament to our expertise in navigating the complex application process and showcasing the significance and viability of the projects we undertake. 

In the last 5 years, JPR has assisted communities in securing $110 million in SRF funding on various water and wastewater projects  

Through diligent research, meticulous planning, and adept application and report  writing, we have consistently secured SRF and USDA RD funding for various wastewater and water projects in Indiana. Our team has a deep understanding of the eligibility criteria, guidelines, and evaluation processes set forth by the SRF and USDA RD program, enabling us to develop highly competitive proposals that align with the state's priorities and funding objectives. We have successfully leveraged this knowledge to procure substantial financial support, providing our clients with the necessary resources to implement critical infrastructure improvements. 

Furthermore, our success extends beyond the acquisition of SRF and USDA RD funding. Once a project receives the necessary financial backing, our firm excels in project management, ensuring the efficient and effective execution of every SRF funded initiative. We have assembled a dedicated team of engineers, project managers, and technical experts who possess extensive experience in overseeing complex water and wastewater projects. 

Our project management approach emphasizes proactive communication, strict adherence to project schedules, and stringent quality control measures. We work closely with our clients to develop comprehensive project plans, establish clear objectives, and identify potential risks and challenges.By employing robust monitoring and reporting systems, we maintain constant oversight of project progress, allowing for timely adjustments and ensuring that milestones are met within budgetary constraints. 

Moreover, our firm's expertise in managing SRF USDA RD funded projects extends to compliance with regulatory requirements and environmental standards. We diligently navigate the regulatory landscape, obtaining necessary permits and addressing environmental concerns to ensure that our projects align with the highest sustainability and environmental stewardship principles. 

In summary, JPR has cultivated a successful track record in procuring SRF and USDA RD funding for wastewater and water projects. Our ability to secure funding and effectively manage SRF funded initiatives has been instrumental in driving infrastructure improvements and facilitating sustainable development in Indiana's water and wastewater sectors. We remain committed to delivering excellence in project execution, leveraging our expertise and experience to create positive impacts for our clients and the communities they serve.

Find out what jpr can do for your project

If you would like to speak with someone about your project. Please feel free to give us a call or fill out the form below. We are always excited to discuss your ideas!

Call us at (574) 232-4388

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