Bipartisan Group of Senators Announces New Wastewater Assistance Legislation

February 13, 2020 | General RCAP News

The “Decentralized Wastewater Grant Act of 2019” will prioritize funding to households and communities without access to function wastewater systems Washington, DC — On Tuesday, February 11 on the Senate floor a group of bipartisan Senators including Sens. Booker (D-NJ),…

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Using GIS to Monitor the Impact of Illegal Dumping on Water Resources in Puerto Rico

February 4, 2020 | Blog

Edwin Vázquez-Asencio, MBA, Sustainable Materials Management Specialist, RCAP Solutions Illegal dumping sites riddle the island of Puerto Rico. Many sites where people have illegally disposed of, or "dumped," waste remain unidentified because of their remote nature. Often, these sites are…

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RCAP and Stericycle Partner to Bring Safe Drug Disposal Solutions to Rural Communities

January 15, 2020 | General RCAP News

10,000 Seal&Send medication disposal envelopes will be provided to communities via water utility bills and solid waste disposal programs to protect water quality and combat the opioid crisis in rural communities Washington, DC — Stericycle, the leading provider of compliance-based…

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January Drop of Knowledge

January 7, 2020 | Asset Management, Blog

Five Core Questions to Answer for Effective Management of System Assets  By: Jean Holloway, SERCAP Asset management is more than simply “managing one’s assets.” Asset management goes beyond managing capital equipment (pumps, motors, etc.) and taking care of equipment. More accurately, asset management is a comprehensive, integrated process for maintaining system infrastructure assets and equipment for the most effective, least-cost allocation…

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Fall Rural Matters

December 11, 2019 | General RCAP News

See below for the Fall 2019 issue of Rural Matters! This issue is focused on regionalization work across the RCAP network, which focuses on cross-community collaboration and sharing of resources to provide clean water, wastewater, and solid waste services to…

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Operator Record-Keeping Tips

December 10, 2019 | Blog

By: Tom Fulton, Senior Environmental Management Consultant, Communities Unlimited Do you have your flight plan ready? We can all visualize a trip to the airport and all it entails: going through security, waiting in the terminal, seeing whether your departure…

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RCAP Announces Partnership with Chris Long Foundation Focused on Providing Clean Water to US Communities

December 4, 2019 | General RCAP News

Washington, DC — The Chris Long Foundation is expanding the mission of its Waterboys initiative through the formation of a new domestic water program called “Hometown H2o,” foundation head Chris Long announced today. “Hometown H2o” will focus on providing clean…

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RCAP Releases Identity Rebuild RFP

December 2, 2019 | General RCAP News

Project Overview The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) is a network of nonprofit organizations working to ensure rural and small communities throughout the United States have increased capacity to drive access to safe drinking water, sanitary wastewater, community development and…

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Rural Matters Summer 2019

November 27, 2019 | General RCAP News

Check out the Rural Matters Summer 2019 issue! Rural Matters Summer 2019

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November 19, 2019 | Drinking Water, Wastewater

New Report Reveals More Than 2 Million Americans Living Without Access to Running Water and Sanitation Services Report by DigDeep and US Water Alliance Unveils America’s Hidden Water Crisis November 19, 2019 – Washington, DC – Two national non-profit groups,…

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