Women Mentors, Big Vision, and #RuralMatters

March 16, 2021 | General RCAP News, Women's History Month

Ines Polonius, CEO, Communities Unlimited This is part of RCAP’s series to celebrate Women’s History Month and highlight the leadership and wisdom of the wonderful women who support this network Saturday morning breakfast was dedicated family time in our German…

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Water Loss Control

March 11, 2021 | Asset Management, Managerial and Financial

AWWA: Water Loss ControlThe latest version of AWWA’s industry-standard free water audit software.Southwest Environmental Finance Center:  Water Loss SwitchboardA repository of documentation and tools related to measuring and addressing non-revenue water.Southwest Environmental Finance Center: The Water Audit Handbook for Small…

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Veterans Working in Water

March 11, 2021 | Asset Management, Managerial and Financial

EPA: Water Workforce Veteran Promotion Tips for water and wastewater utilities considering hiring veterans and promote interagency activities to improve career opportunities for disabled Veterans in the water sector. EPA: Guide for Applying Military Occupational Specialties (M.O.S.) to Civilian Drinking…

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Keeping it Simple to Treat Wastewater Lagoons

March 2, 2021 | General RCAP News, Wastewater

By Aubrey Neussendorfer, Technical Assistance Provider, Midwest Assistance Partnership (MAP) Small communities with limited budgets need to be especially creative to solve issues within their wastewater systems. Innovative and affordable solutions help communities treat their wastewater systems without compromising their budgets. These alternative methods, like using Dawn dish soap to aid…

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LaMonte Guillory’s Story

February 26, 2021 | Black History Month, Blog, General RCAP News

Imagine, for the moment, the world's information highway, an always-changing, fast-moving, and remarkably noisy freeway of all things communications. It's a complex ecosystem with a broad universe of disciplines in the communications toolbox. With Public relations, advertising, and marketing merging…

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Straight from the TAP – Katrina Hiott

February 24, 2021 | General RCAP News

Katrina Hiott is a Rural Development Specialist II in Northern California with RCAP's western partner, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC). She has been employed with RCAC for three years. Prior to working with RCAC and the water industry, Katrina pursued…

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RCAP Honors U.S. Representative Bishop with 2021 Congressional Champion Award

February 24, 2021 | Press Releases

RCAP gives network partner organizations the chance to recognize a member of Congress from their service territory who are exceptional allies of the RCAP Network and rural communities across the United States  Washington, DC (February 24, 2021) — The Rural Community Assistance…

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RCAP Honors U.S. Senator Grassley with 2021 Congressional Champion Award

February 24, 2021 | Press Releases

Washington, DC (February 23, 2021) — The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP), Inc. and its national network of six regional partners honors U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) with a 2021 Congressional Champion Award for his outstanding service, dedication, and tireless advocacy on behalf of rural communities and small towns across the…

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Cybersecurity – Are You Prepared?

February 17, 2021 | Blog, Infrastructure

By now, many of you have heard of the cyber attack on the water treatment facility in the City of Oldsmar, FL on February 5, 2021.  You can view the city’s press conference at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zx1wTh8G97Q. The event consisted of unauthorized…

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A Story of Hope

February 17, 2021 | Black History Month, General RCAP News

Have you ever known or met a person that grew up with the odds stacked against them and wondered – how is that person going to make it? Perhaps a person that grew up in a poor, single parent home?…

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