Business Insider: Shoppers are suing bottled water manufacturers for repackaging tap water

January 2, 2013 | Poverty, Rates, Rural

Business Insider reported on Dec. 19 that the owners of a Chicago plumbing-supply store are suing Nestle because it did not reveal in its advertisings for bottled water that the store was buying was actually municipal tap water.Read the full…

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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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EPA launches revamped Sustainable Water Infrastructure web pages

August 25, 2011 | Poverty, Rural, USDA

Our communities depend on aging drinking water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure for the health of its people and the vitality of the local economy.  With the release of the Wastewater and Drinking Water Infrastructure Sustainability Policy last fall, the Environmental…

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