Survey respondents reported whether they anticipated increased, flat, or decreased spending in 2006 in various areas of capital equipment.
Respondents to an exclusive survey indicated whether they anticipated increase, flat, or decreased spending in 2006 in various areas of operations and maintenance.
Survey respondents indicated how much capital and operations and manintenance (O&M) changes they anticipated from fiscal year 2005 (actual) to fiscal year 2006 (budget).
January and July were the primary months in which survey respondents indicated their fiscal year starts. Budgets are finalized in June and December in general.