A Drop of Knowledge

The blog and newsletter of the Rural Community Assistance Partnership.

Straight From the TAP – Sukhwindar Singh

By Coye Gerald | Mar 27, 2020

Sukhwindar Singh is the State Lead for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with RCAP’s partner, RCAP Solutions, Inc. (the Northeast RCAP). She has been employed with

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New Research Prioritizes 10 Lessons Learned from Rural Water and Wastewater Partnerships

By Kinsey Brown | Mar 26, 2020

Media Contact: Kinsey Brown Kbrown@rcap.org (202) 800-4127 March 12, 2020 – Washington, DC – The Rural Community Assistance Partnership, Inc. (RCAP), released a new report,

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A Message from our CEO Regarding COVID-19

By Kinsey Brown | Mar 23, 2020

We are reminded in tough times of the collective spirit that brings us together as a country. In moments like this, the health and safety

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Request for Proposals for RCAP Formulate Great Rates Guide Update

By Kinsey Brown | Mar 5, 2020

The Rural Community Assistance Partnership, Inc. (RCAP) is looking for a consultant to update, modernize and expand our existing guidebook Formulate Great Rates Guide for

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Drop of Knowledge – Taming Inflow and Infiltration in Sanitary Sewer Systems

By Kinsey Brown | Mar 3, 2020

Joseph Lawrie, Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (GLCAP) The effects of rainfall are easily seen on our streets, walkways, and green spaces.  Storm surges, no

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Internet Speed Below Federal Standard in Over Half of U.S. Counties, Smallest Counties Most Impacted by Digital Divide

By Kinsey Brown | Mar 2, 2020

Flawed data supplied to federal government paints an inaccurate picture of nation’s broadband coverage   WASHINGTON – Nearly two-thirds (65 percent) of U.S. counties experience

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Straight From the TAP – Deborah Patton

By Coye Gerald | Feb 27, 2020

Deborah Patton was a Rural Development Specialist with RCAP’s partner, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC), based out of Arizona with more than ten years of

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Rural Matters Winter 2020

By Kinsey Brown | Feb 26, 2020

See below for the Winter 2020 issue of Rural Matters! This issue is focused on wastewater assistance provided across the RCAP network, looking at best

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The Rural Opportunity Map

By Kinsey Brown | Feb 19, 2020

The Rural Opportunity Map was created by the Center on Rural Innovation and the team at Rural Innovation Strategies, Inc. The Rural Opportunity Map was

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Bipartisan Group of Senators Announces New Wastewater Assistance Legislation

By Kinsey Brown | Feb 13, 2020

The “Decentralized Wastewater Grant Act of 2019” will prioritize funding to households and communities without access to function wastewater systems Washington, DC — On Tuesday,

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