New EPA Video: Science Safeguards Drinking Water from Harmful Algal Blooms

June 11, 2015 | General RCAP News

Toxins from harmful algal blooms are increasingly contaminating source waters, as well as the drinking water treatment facilities that source waters supply. EPA researchers are helping the treatment facilities find safe, cost effective ways to remove the toxins and keep…

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RCAP Releases 2014 Annual Report

June 8, 2015 | General RCAP News

Letter from the Executive DirectorOn behalf of the Board of Directors of the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) I am happy to present this annual report for 2014. This past year was one filled with significant accomplishments and new programs…

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Webinar on June 30 on Biological and Microbial Aspects of Septic System Pollution

June 5, 2015 | General RCAP News

On June 30th from 2-3:00 p.m. Eastern, EPA will hold its sixth webinar in a monthly webinar series discussing challenges and treatment solutions for small drinking water and wastewater systems. EPA is committed to helping state and local personnel, as well as…

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EPA Releases Draft Assessment on the Potential Impacts to Drinking Water Resources from Hydraulic Fracturing Activities

June 4, 2015 | General RCAP News

CONTACT:Cathy Milbourn (News media only)milbourn.cathy@epa.gov(202) 564-7849(202) 564-4355FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 4, 2015EPA Releases Draft Assessment on the Potential Impacts to Drinking Water Resources from Hydraulic Fracturing Activities Assessment shows hydraulic fracturing activities have not led to widespread, systemic impacts to drinking…

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Webinar on June 25 on Building Public Support for the Value of Water Infrastructure

June 4, 2015 | General RCAP News

On June 25 from 1 - 2:30 p.m. Eastern, EPA will team with water utility leaders to deliver this webinar on building public support for sustainable water infrastructure. One of the most pressing challenges facing utilities is building and maintaining…

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