EPA releases Effective Utility Management and Lean Resource Guide for Water-Sector Utilities

November 15, 2012 | EPA, Handbook, Infrastructure, Sustainability, Webinar

EPA has developed a Resource Guide to Effective Utility Management and Lean based on input and examples from several utilities. The guide explains how utilities can use these two important and complementary approaches to reduce waste and improve overall efficiency…

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ABC News profiles Colonias

May 1, 2012 | EPA, Handbook, Planning, Sustainability, Utilities, Wastewater, Water

ABC News, as part of its "Hidden America" series, produced a story on the Colonias in late April.An ABC correspondent visited some of these communities in Texas along the Mexican border. The story desribes these communities as a "no-man's land"…

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USDA Rural Development: Helping to put Americans to work

January 18, 2012 | EPA, Handbook, Planning, Sustainability

Annual report reflects administration's drive to create opportunity in rural regionsWASHINGTON (USDA)- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack provided highlights of USDA Rural Development fiscal year (FY) 2011 investments in job-creating businesses, infrastructure and housing for Americans living in rural communities across…

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