NYTimes article describes RCAP’s place (without saying it)

May 20, 2013 | Population, Water

A May 10 article, titled "Why Federal Efforts to Ensure Clean Tap Water Fail to Reach Faucets Nationwide," describes the situations and places where RCAP does its work. The article speaks about small communities in California and the challenges they…

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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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New resources and upcoming events for tribal water systems

November 30, 2012 | Population, Poverty, Rural

The Tribal Utility Governance (TUG) program is run by RCAP and its partners - the Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC), the Western RCAP; Community Resource Group (CRG), the Southern RCAP; the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. (ITCA); and SmallWaterSupply.org.The…

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Grants available for farmers or rural small businesses

May 10, 2011 | Economy, Population

The Rural Energy for America Program is providing grant funds to agricultural producers and rural small businesses to install renewable energy systems and energy-efficiency improvements. The Rural Energy for America Program is designed to help agricultural producers and rural small…

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EPA’s Watershed Academy webinar: Nitrate in Ground Water

March 23, 2011 | Population, Rural

Join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a webcast titled "Nitrogen and Phosphorus Pollution Series: Nitrate in Ground Water" on Tuesday March 29, 2011, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm (EDT). This webcast will highlight an emerging issue of increased…

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New Book Examines America’s Delusional Fixation on Bottled Water

July 6, 2010 | Population, Rural

The 21st century has become the age of bottled water. Although most Americans have access to clean, safe drinking water from their own sinks, millions no longer trust the taps.Instead, under the influence of advertising from bottled water companies, they…

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