EPA releases new climate change video series

August 28, 2013 | EPA, Planning, Webinar

The series supports President Obama’s Climate Action Plan and highlights benefits of reducing energy consumptionWASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a new series of short public service videos on climate change. The videos cover a range…

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Huff Post: Why is bottled water so expensive?

August 23, 2013 | EPA, Quality, Water, Webinar

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Huffington Post blog: The Water Challenge: A Suddenly Sexy Cause

April 24, 2013 | Emergency, EPA, Preparedness, Water, Webinar

An April 3 post on the Huffington Post's Green blog described the Second National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation taking place all this month. The post describes the growing popularity of this competition and how the race to conserve water…

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Low-impact development fact sheets available online

February 11, 2013 | EPA, Webinar

EPA has released a fact-sheet series on the benefits of low-impact development (LID) and addressing obstacles to wider adoption of LID. Low-impact development is an approach to land development (or re-development) that works with nature to manage stormwater as close…

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Proposals invited from rural communities facing design challenges

January 18, 2013 | EPA, Pollution, Stormwater, Webinar

Partnership of federal agencies and national organizations offers workshop funding, technical assistance, and additional resourcesThe Citizens' Institute on Rural Design (CIRD) is issuing a request for proposals to rural communities facing design challenges to host local workshops in 2013. Successful applicants…

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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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EPA launches online training to assist Tribes in managing water systems

November 15, 2012 | EPA, Jobs, Training, Utilities, Webinar

To help tribes and Alaska Native Villages manage their drinking water and wastewater systems, EPA is releasing a series of 10 online training modules covering an array of operation, maintenance, and system management issues at smaller drinking water and wastewater…

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List of how states voted on water-related measures on Election Day

November 15, 2012 | Groundwater, Water, Webinar, Well

SAN FRANCISCO (TPL) -- Across the nation, voters of all political leanings gave overwhelming approval on Nov. 6, Election Day, to taxing themselves and spending money for new parks in their communities, The Trust for Public Land announced.Of the 57…

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EPA makes awards to RCAP and others to assist small drinking water and wastewater systems

September 7, 2012 | Energy, EPA, Utilities, Wastewater, Water, Webinar

WASHINGTON (EPA) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded nearly $15 million in funding to provide training and technical assistance to small drinking and wastewater systems – those serving fewer than 10,000 people – and to private well owners.…

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EPA offers water-conservation tips for the summer

August 20, 2012 | Asset Management, EPA, Webinar

A blog of the EPA's Mid-Atlantic Region featured a recent post with water-conservation tips for the summer.Read the post

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