From the Well to the Tap – Budgeting for the Full Cost of Drinking Water Service (1 Hour Webinar)

April 20, 2021 |

Your drinking water rates should cover all your costs of providing water service today and should also allow you to prepare and plan for providing that service for many years to come. This webinar discussed how to identify all your…

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Rate Guide Supplemental Materials (Excel)

October 12, 2018 |

Excel workbook rate guide to formulate the best rates for your system.

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Financial Assistance Information

May 9, 2018 |

The funds available through RCAP’s Water and Wastewater Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) can be used for: pre-development expenses necessary to secure permanent financing for major capital improvements, or funding for small capital improvement projects to preserve, improve, or enhance the…

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The Importance of an Operator in a Community’s Water Systems

August 4, 2013 |

As a member of the board of directors or other governing body of your community's wastewater (or drinking water) system, you are ultimately responsible for its technical, managerial and financial operations. Most systems have paid staff to handle these aspects…

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Energy Efficiency at Wastewater Treatment Facilities

August 2, 2013 |

Are your community’s utility costs rising faster than revenues? Are you afraid or unwilling to raise your rates? How would you like to cut your utility’s energy bills by 10 to 40 percent or more? Facts: 30 to 60 percent…

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Small On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems

August 2, 2013 |

Approximately 25 percent of homes in the United States are not connected to centralized sewer systems. These homes and businesses collect and treat their wastewater on their own property using systems that are referred to as onsite wastewater treatment systems,…

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How Do We Get Clean, Safe Water

February 20, 2013 |

Despite using and benefitting from drinking water and wastewater systems multiple times every day, most of us don't even think about or know how these systems work. It takes a lot, in terms of natural, human, financial and other resources,…

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Formulate Great Rates: A Webcast on Setting Rates in Small-Community Utilities (Part 2)

April 6, 2012 |

A recorded webcast that is a companion to RCAP’s Formulate Great Rates: The Guide to Conducting a Rate Study for a Water System. The printed guide, the main piece in the family of resources on setting rates in small-community water…

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