A Drop of Knowledge

The blog and newsletter of the Rural Community Assistance Partnership.

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

By Kinsey Brown | Dec 4, 2019

Washington, DC — The Chris Long Foundation is expanding the mission of its Waterboys initiative through the formation of a new domestic water program called

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Straight From The TAP – Stephanie Ross

By Meg Policastro | Dec 2, 2019

Stephanie Ross is a Technical Assistance Provider with Midwest Assistance Program, RCAP’s midwestern partner. Based out of Missouri, Stephanie has been with MAP since January

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RCAP Releases Identity Rebuild RFP

By Kinsey Brown | Dec 2, 2019

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

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Rural Matters Summer 2019

By Kinsey Brown | Nov 27, 2019

Check out the Rural Matters Summer 2019 issue!

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By Kinsey Brown | Nov 19, 2019

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

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Rural Consortium to Unveil First “Agua4All” Water Bottle Filling Station for Knox City-O’Brien Students Nov. 12

By Kinsey Brown | Nov 12, 2019

Knox City, Texas — The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP), Communities Unlimited, Inc., the southern RCAP, and CoBank, will unveil the first of several new

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Wastewater vs. Floodwater

By Kinsey Brown | Nov 5, 2019

Derrick Lubbe, Technical Assistance Provider, Midwest Assistance Program Editor’s Note: The United States Midwest and South experienced unprecedented and prolonged flooding in 2019. According to

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Straight From the TAP – Michael Novac

By Meg Policastro | Nov 4, 2019

Michael Novac is a Senior Rural Development Specialist with RCAP’s partner, Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (GLCAP). Based out of Indiana, Michael has been part

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Maintenance of Grinder Pumps in Decentralized Wastewater Applications

By Kinsey Brown | Oct 11, 2019

By: Roger Drews, Communities Unlimited Grinder pumps and their use in decentralized wastewater applications are very prevalent in the United States.  Individual sewer treatment systems’

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How to Leverage Regional Collaboration for your Community

By Kinsey Brown | Sep 9, 2019

By Laura Landes and Sarah Buck With several mounting pressures that impact small water and wastewater systems’ sustainability, the Rural Community Assistance Partnership is committed to

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