Maintaining Water Service: How to Identify Risks and Respond to Emergencies

March 4, 2021 |

As the COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us, drinking water utilities face unexpected events that can threaten to disrupt water service.  While we cannot prevent natural disasters and emergencies from occurring, utilities can act to lessen their impact and to keep…

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RCAP/AWWA Small Systems Risk and Resilience Assessment

February 17, 2021 |

The information in the worksheet addresses the basic elements of a risk and resilience assessment for small systems to comply with America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. The information can be used to support the inputs necessary for the Vulnerability…

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RCAP Field Day in Sandwich, Illinois

October 10, 2018 |

A video highlighting the successes from RCAP's Field Day in Sandwich, IL on September 25, 2018.

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Security & Emergency Response Planning Toolbox

March 9, 2017 |

Emergency Response Planning Template for Public Drinking Water Systems Emergency Response Planning Guide for Public Drinking Water Systems

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Got questions? Our expert has answers!

March 18, 2016 |

February 2016 Got questions?  Our expert has answers! Our Director of Engineering Services answers your wastewater questions with Bill Hogrewe, Director of Engineering Services, RCAP National Office After 40 years in the industry, our Director of Engineering Services, Bill Hogrewe,…

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The Greasy Goblin Lurking Below Your Town

November 3, 2014 |

  The Greasy Goblin Lurking Below Your Town Public awareness can help avoid costly clogs in your system by Breanna Detwiler, Communications Director (RCAP) In even the most tranquil of towns, something frightening may lie just below the surface. A…

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Preparing Your Wastewater System for Disasters and Emergencies

August 2, 2013 |

A disaster or emergency can hit anywhere, anytime. Wastewater treatment is a critical service in your community, which cannot go without this service for very long without running into serious trouble. Treating wastewater protects the health of your community's residents…

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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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