A Drop of Knowledge

The blog and newsletter of the Rural Community Assistance Partnership.

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

By Kinsey Brown | Feb 4, 2020

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

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

By Kinsey Brown | Jan 15, 2020

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

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January Drop of Knowledge

By Kinsey Brown | Jan 7, 2020

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

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Fall Rural Matters

By Kinsey Brown | Dec 11, 2019

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

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Operator Record-Keeping Tips

By Kinsey Brown | Dec 10, 2019

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

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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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