How Our Team in South Carolina is Utilizing Technology & Bringing New Hope to a Local Tribe

July 27, 2018 | Asset Management, Blog, GIS, Tribal

Written by: Nathan Ohle Every time I visit communities that the RCAP network is assisting, I come away inspired and humbled by the impact our work has on people across the country. Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to…

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Drought in California has 14 Communities on the Brink of Waterlessness reports the LA Times

September 26, 2014 | Compliance, Operator, Tribal

Record setting drought has caused water shortages throughout the west.  Since January, 28 communities have cycled on and off the list of "critical water systems" officials say could run dry in 60 days. Fourteen Central Valley communities remain on the…

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EPA Encourages Homeowners to Care for Their Septic Systems During SepticSmart Week

September 23, 2014 | Operator, Tribal

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold its second annual SepticSmart Week September 22-26. SepticSmart Week outreach activities encourage homeowners and communities to care for and maintain their septic systems. Nearly one-quarter of all American households depend on…

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Attention, operators for tribal water or wastewater utilities and other leaders

August 29, 2012 | Assistance, Awards, EPA, Rural, Technical, Training, Tribal, Wastewater

This fall, RCAP will be working with SmallWaterSupply.org to further expand the resources available to tribal utility operators.SmallWaterSupply.org supports water and wastewater operators in small systems with comprehensive resources and information in one easy-to-use place on the web. The website…

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Climate-resilience evaluation and awareness tool exercise report available

June 12, 2012 | Rural Development, Tribal, USDA

EPA has posted online a report on the “Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool Exercise with North Hudson Sewerage Authority and New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary Program.” The report documents the methodology used and the outcomes of the exercise so…

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EPA energy-management webcast series for water and wastewater utilities

November 10, 2011 | EPA, Tribal, Water

EPA is offering the first Energy-Management Webcast Series webcast on Reducing Operating Costs with Energy Use Assessments and Auditing on Thursday, December 1 at 1:00 PM Eastern. This webcast will focus on two key elements of energy management for utilitiesdetermining…

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