EPA updates rule for pathogens in drinking water, sets limit for E. Coli

December 21, 2012 | Department Of Agriculture, Investment, Loans, Rural Development, USDA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has updated the rule for pathogens in drinking water, including setting a limit for the bacteria E. coli to better protect public health.The Revised Total Coliform Rule ensures that all of the approximately 155,000…

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American Water Summit 2012

September 6, 2012 | Agriculture, Funding, Jobs, Loans, Rural, Rural Development, USDA, Water

American Water SummitTheme: Business Models For The FutureChicagoNov. 14-15, 2012Sponsored by: American Water Intelligence and Global Water IntelligenceIn today's world of constrained resources and limited capital, there is a tremendous need to think creatively and implement smarter models for doing…

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New EPA document on lessons learned from tabletop exercises in emergency preparedness

June 19, 2012 | Loans, Rural Development, USDA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recently posted a “lessons learned” document that captures key highlights from a number of water sector-focused tabletop exercises held over the last couple of years. This document touches on topics such as:Damage assessmentsResource requestsBack-up…

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