Forum to Focus on Improving Water, Sanitation in California’s Rural Communities

October 10, 2018 | Blog, General RCAP News, USDA

West Sacramento, Calif. (October 10, 2018) — The Rural Community Assistance Partnership, Inc. (RCAP), its western regional partner, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC), and the California U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development will join federal, state, nonprofit and philanthropic organizations in Sacramento on Tuesday, Oct. 16, for a roundtable discussion on improving access to safe drinking water and sanitary wastewater disposal for California’s rural communities.

Where: Rural Community Assistance Corporation offices, 3120 Freeboard Drive, Suite 201, West Sacramento, CA 95691

When: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The daylong summit features several topics including water and wastewater needs, funding, success stories and private sector engagement to fill gaps in partnerships with nonprofit and philanthropic organizations and will include participation from federal stakeholders such as Anne Hazlett, Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development at the United States Department of Agriculture.

Founded in 1978, RCAC is a nonprofit organization that provides training, technical and financial resources and advocacy so rural communities can achieve their goals and visions. RCAC serves rural communities in 13 western states and the Pacific islands. RCAC provides a broad range of community and economic development services and lending to support local efforts. To find out more about RCAC visit

RCAP is a national non-profit network providing opportunity, assistance, and practical guidance to small communities in all fifty states, U.S. territories, and tribal lands to ensure access to safe drinking water, sanitary wastewater disposal, and economic prosperity for all rural America. To learn more about RCAP, visit

RCAP Media Contact
Spenser Wempe
Director of Communications

RCAC Media Contact
Dawn Van Dyke
916-447-2854 ext. 1011