Bipartisan Group of Senators Announces New Wastewater Assistance Legislation

February 13, 2020 | General RCAP News

The “Decentralized Wastewater Grant Act of 2019” will prioritize funding to households and communities without access to function wastewater systems Washington, DC — On Tuesday, February 11 on the Senate floor a group of bipartisan Senators including Sens. Booker (D-NJ),…

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

January 15, 2020 | General RCAP News

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 the opioid crisis in rural communities Washington, DC — Stericycle, the leading provider of compliance-based…

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Fall Rural Matters

December 11, 2019 | General RCAP News

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 collaboration and sharing of resources to provide clean water, wastewater, and solid waste services to…

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RCAP Announces Partnership with Chris Long Foundation Focused on Providing Clean Water to US Communities

December 4, 2019 | General RCAP News

Washington, DC — The Chris Long Foundation is expanding the mission of its Waterboys initiative through the formation of a new domestic water program called “Hometown H2o,” foundation head Chris Long announced today. “Hometown H2o” will focus on providing clean…

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Straight From The TAP – Stephanie Ross

December 2, 2019 | Blog, General RCAP News

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 of 2009. Before joining MAP, Stephanie was an Office Manager at Platte County Public Works…

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RCAP Releases Identity Rebuild RFP

December 2, 2019 | General RCAP News

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 have increased capacity to drive access to safe drinking water, sanitary wastewater, community development and…

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Rural Matters Summer 2019

November 27, 2019 | General RCAP News

Check out the Rural Matters Summer 2019 issue! Rural Matters Summer 2019

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Rural Consortium to Unveil First “Agua4All” Water Bottle Filling Station for Knox City-O’Brien Students Nov. 12

November 12, 2019 | General RCAP News

Knox City, Texas — The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP), Communities Unlimited, Inc., the southern RCAP, and CoBank, will unveil the first of several new water bottle filling stations being installed in Knox City-O’Brien District schools as part of the…

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Wastewater vs. Floodwater

November 5, 2019 | Blog, General RCAP News, Wastewater

Derrick Lubbe, Technical Assistance Provider, Midwest Assistance Program Editor’s Note: The United States Midwest and South experienced unprecedented and prolonged flooding in 2019. According to data compiled by the New York Times, at least 11 states had applied for federal…

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Straight From the TAP – Michael Novac

November 4, 2019 | Blog, General RCAP News

Michael Novac is a Senior Rural Development Specialist with RCAP's partner, Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (GLCAP). Based out of Indiana, Michael has been part of the RCAP network for 18 years. Michael started his career in the water/wastewater industry…

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