Webinar on EPA’s Community-Based Water Resiliency program

May 24, 2013 | Farm Bill, Water

Plan to attend a free webinar hosted by EPA’s Community-Based Water Resiliency (CBWR) program. You will learn how the tool can assist drinking water and wastewater utilities, as well as the communities they serve, to prepare for a water-service interruption…

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NYTimes article describes RCAP’s place (without saying it)

May 20, 2013 | Population, Water

A May 10 article, titled "Why Federal Efforts to Ensure Clean Tap Water Fail to Reach Faucets Nationwide," describes the situations and places where RCAP does its work. The article speaks about small communities in California and the challenges they…

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Peter Gleick: Water Wars? Here in the United States?

May 10, 2013 | Assistance, Federal, Population, Rural

Dr. Peter Gleick, president and co-founder of the Pacific Institute and a renowned expert, innovator, and communicator on water and climate issues, asks the question about water wars occuring in the United States.Read Gleick's article

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Peter Gleick provides fascinating facts about water

May 10, 2013 | Infrastructure, Investment

For World Water Day on March 22, Dr. Peter Gleick provided a long list of facts about uses of water that was published on Science Blogs. Gleick is president and co-founder of the Pacific Institute and is renowned as an…

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EPA releases report on emerging technologies for wastewater treatment and in-plant wet-weather management

May 9, 2013 | Assessment, EPA, Infrastructure, Water

EPA has released a report on emerging technologies for wastewater treatment and in-plant wet weather management to assist municipal wastewater utility owners and operators, local governments, engineers, and planners find information on new wastewater treatment and in-plant wet-weather management technologies. …

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Good news on the condition of the nation’s infrastructure

May 3, 2013 | Water

Watch this (tongue-in-cheek) report from "The Colbert Report" on the ASCE's recently released report card on the state of infrastructure in the United States.

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NY Times: Safe Storage of Water? Go Underground

May 3, 2013 | Farm Bill, Rural

The New York Times published an article on May 1 that talks about storing water underground as a modern (but also old) solution to water shortages and the advantages and disadvantages of this."[E]xperts are urging cities to build reservoirs below…

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