New EPA Computer Training Helps Water and Wastewater Utilities Build Resilience

December 17, 2015 | General RCAP News

EPA’s new Water/Wastewater All-Hazard Boot Camp Training is a comprehensive computer-based course incorporates emergency planning, response, and recovery activities into an all-hazard management program for water utilities. The training covers several topics including: identifying and funding potential hazard mitigation projects,…

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Legislation to Support Small Water Systems Signed Into Law

December 16, 2015 | General RCAP News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 16, 2015 President Obama signs the Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water System Assistance ActWASHINGTON, DC- On Friday, President Obama signed into law S. 611, the Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Assistance Act. The bill, sponsored…

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EPA Releases Strategic Plan for Protecting Drinking Water from Harmful Algal Blooms

December 2, 2015 | General RCAP News

Harmful algal blooms and their associated toxins pose a risk to drinking water quality. EPA has released a  comprehensive strategic plan outlining  actions to address algal toxins in drinking water. Solving the challenge of algal toxins in drinking water will…

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In Memoriam: Larry Wayne Wallace

December 2, 2015 | General RCAP News

Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project lost a dear colleague and friend with the passing of Larry Wallace on Thanksgiving.Larry was SERCAP’s Virginia State Program Manager, directing a staff of technical specialists and managing programs and services for water and sewer…

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