Peter Gleick: Water Wars? Here in the United States?

May 10, 2013 | Assistance, Federal, Population, Rural

Dr. Peter Gleick, president and co-founder of the Pacific Institute and a renowned expert, innovator, and communicator on water and climate issues, asks the question about water wars occuring in the United States.Read Gleick's article

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EPA releases Blueprint for Integrating Technology Innovation into the National Water Program

April 5, 2013 | Assistance, Congress, Rural, Technical

On Wednesday, March 27 Acting Assistant Administrator for Water Nancy Stoner released a Blueprint for Integrating Technology Innovation into the National Water Program at an event at the University of South Florida with Jeff Eger of the Water Environment Federation.…

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EPA provides tools for sustainable communities

February 12, 2013 | Assistance, Economy, Environment, EPA, Stormwater, Technical

Smart-growth policies can help achieve environmental justice goalsWASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a first-of-its kind report showing how low-income, minority and tribal communities can apply smart-growth land-use and development strategies to create healthy communities, spur…

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EPA releases support guide for water utilities on containment and disposal of large amounts of contaminated water

November 8, 2012 | Assistance, EPA, Management, Rates, Sewer, Training, Wastewater, Water

EPA has released the Containment and Disposal of Large Amounts of Contaminated Water: A Support Guide for Water Utilities. The guide serves as a reference document for the preparation and response to a contamination event when rapid decision making is…

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Bloomberg News: Water should be more valued to reflect worth, Nestle chief says

September 7, 2012 | Assistance, Development, EPA, Investment, Quality, Stormwater, Water

An Aug. 30 report by Bloomberg news begins:Water should be more highly valued to reflect its worth and reduce its waste, said Paul Bulcke, chief executive officer at Nestle SA, the world’s biggest food company.“If something isn’t given a value,…

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Attention, operators for tribal water or wastewater utilities and other leaders

August 29, 2012 | Assistance, Awards, EPA, Rural, Technical, Training, Tribal, Wastewater

This fall, RCAP will be working with SmallWaterSupply.org to further expand the resources available to tribal utility operators.SmallWaterSupply.org supports water and wastewater operators in small systems with comprehensive resources and information in one easy-to-use place on the web. The website…

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EPA webinar: How a Multi-Year Training and Exercise (T&E) Plan Can Help You

August 20, 2012 | Assistance, Resources, Technical

This brief webinar will help you improve your emergency preparedness.WHO: Drinking water and wastewater utilities interested in learning how to develop a training and exercise plan and how its implementation can help improve their organizations’ emergency preparedness.WHAT: A webinar that…

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Webinar on the implementation of Presidential Policy Directive 8 (PPD-8): National Preparedness

August 24, 2011 | Assistance, USDA

The water sector is invited to a webinar on the implementation of Presidential Policy Directive 8 (PPD-8): National Preparedness.  The webinar will be on Tuesday, August 30 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and will provide you with an update…

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