RCAP staff meet with EPA’s Peter Silva

By RCAP | December 7, 2009

A group of RCAP staff had a brief "meet-and-greet" meeting with Peter Silva, the Assistant Administrator for Water at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, on Dec. 4 at Silva’s office in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the meeting was to speak about RCAP’s programs, introduce themselves, and to meet the relatively new head of one of the offices that RCAP relates to in its EPA-funded programs. During the conversation about RCAP’s work, one topic that was discussed was decentralized waste water systems.

USGS: United States Using Less Water than 35 Years Ago

By RCAP | November 18, 2009


New ‘green infrastructure guide’ for small utilities

By RCAP | November 17, 2009


Materials for sessions at the RCAP National Conference

By RCAP | November 17, 2009


RCAP staff member appointed to USDA Rural Development post

By RCAP | November 17, 2009


RCAP field staff honored with awards for service

By RCAP | November 17, 2009

Originally posted to the RCAP news blog on Sept. 23, 2009
Nine RCAP staff members were honored for exceptional service in their positions during RCAP’s national conference Sept. 15-17 in Arlington, Va.
The staff were honored at a lunchtime banquet held during the conference, which was a training event for RCAP technical assistance providers and other staff from all of RCAP’s six regions.

New website about drinking water issues available to small communities

By RCAP | November 17, 2009

Graphic for The Water We Drink campaignA new website featuring free articles and educational resources to increase awareness about crucial water and wastewater issues is now available.
The site, located at www.nesc.wvu.edu/waterwedrink, is part of “The Water We Drink: Small Community Outreach Campaign,” which offers information a

New finance staffer in the national office

By RCAP | November 17, 2009


Seeking broader horizons: RCAP submits broadband funding application

By RCAP | November 17, 2009

Originally posted on the RCAP news blog on Aug. 21, 2009

Under the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program, RCAP has submitted an application for $36 million to provide technical assistance and training to small, rural, unserved and underserved communities in all aspects of sustainable broadband adoption development and deployment. RCAP also proposes to provide loans to eligible communities to finance pre-development costs such as feasibility studies and pre-construction expenses associated with funding awards. 


Welcome to RCAP’s new news blog

By RCAP | November 13, 2009

Welcome to RCAP’s new news blog!

This blog is a new way to share news and information from the RCAP national office. It will pave the way to the new, improved national RCAP website, which we are working on now. The blog will become part of the new website when it debuts under a new design this fall.
Please bookmark this blog and come back often.