A Drop of Knowledge

The blog and newsletter of the Rural Community Assistance Partnership.

USGS: United States Using Less Water than 35 Years Ago

By rcapadmin | Nov 18, 2009

 

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New ‘green infrastructure guide’ for small utilities

By rcapadmin | Nov 17, 2009

 

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Materials for sessions at the RCAP National Conference

By rcapadmin | Nov 17, 2009

 

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RCAP staff member appointed to USDA Rural Development post

By rcapadmin | Nov 17, 2009

 

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RCAP field staff honored with awards for service

By rcapadmin | Nov 17, 2009

Originally posted to the RCAP news blog on Sept. 23, 2009
 
Nine RCAP staff members were honored for exceptional service in their positions during RCAP’s national conference Sept. 15-17 in Arlington, Va.
 
The staff were honored at a lunchtime banquet held during the conference, which was a training event for RCAP technical assistance providers and other staff from all of RCAP’s six regions.

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New website about drinking water issues available to small communities

By rcapadmin | Nov 17, 2009

Graphic for The Water We Drink campaignA new website featuring free articles and educational resources to increase awareness about crucial water and wastewater issues is now available.
         
The site, located at www.nesc.wvu.edu/waterwedrink, is part of “The Water We Drink: Small Community Outreach Campaign,” which offers information a

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New finance staffer in the national office

By rcapadmin | Nov 17, 2009

 

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Seeking broader horizons: RCAP submits broadband funding application

By rcapadmin | Nov 17, 2009

Originally posted on the RCAP news blog on Aug. 21, 2009

Under the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program, RCAP has submitted an application for $36 million to provide technical assistance and training to small, rural, unserved and underserved communities in all aspects of sustainable broadband adoption development and deployment. RCAP also proposes to provide loans to eligible communities to finance pre-development costs such as feasibility studies and pre-construction expenses associated with funding awards. 

 

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RCAP in the news: A new idea is taking root in Pasadena (Houston Chronicle article)

By rcapadmin | Nov 16, 2009

Taken from the Nov. 16, 2009, issue of the Houston Chronicle.

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Welcome to RCAP’s new news blog

By rcapadmin | Nov 13, 2009

Welcome to RCAP’s new news blog!

This blog is a new way to share news and information from the RCAP national office. It will pave the way to the new, improved national RCAP website, which we are working on now. The blog will become part of the new website when it debuts under a new design this fall.
Please bookmark this blog and come back often.

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