CCRs: Getting them Ready, Getting them Out

March 9, 2012 |

Each year, there are big deadlines that must be met and often are dreaded because they involve some serious number crunching. For individuals, it’s income tax season. For county governments, it’s property tax billing and collection. For water systems, it’s…

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Benefits of Regionalization

March 9, 2012 |

Growing populations and a shrinking economy mean tough times for small water systems. In times like these, the best solution may be to band together. Regionalization Regionalization isn’t always the most desired solution, but it can be the best solution…

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Building a Better Budget

March 7, 2012 |

Economic turbulence, new regulations, higher costs, Stimulus funding…it all makes for a heck of a budget nightmare. What will next year hold? Will you come out ahead, or will you need some help making it through? In this edition of…

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Building Consumer Confidence

March 6, 2012 |

It’s that time of year again – time to start working on the Consumer Confidence Reports. The idea behind the reports, or CCRs, is to help your customers understand what you’re doing to keep their drinking water safe and available.…

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Consumer Confidence Reports

February 21, 2012 |

The eBulletin is back! The eBulletin has returned! The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP), through the Safe Drinking Water Trust, had brought you useful security- and management-related information for your drinking water or wastewater system every three weeks. In this…

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Anatomy of a Boil Order

February 6, 2012 |

It’s rare, but it happens to every system. A pipe fails. A spill occurs. A well breaks down. Something occurs that leads to potential water contamination and a need for a boil order. How long do you have to put…

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