RCAP Announces Partnership with Chris Long Foundation Focused on Providing Clean Water to US Communities

December 4, 2019 | General RCAP News

Washington, DC — The Chris Long Foundation is expanding the mission of its Waterboys initiative through the formation of a new domestic water program called “Hometown H2o,” foundation head Chris Long announced today. “Hometown H2o” will focus on providing clean…

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Straight From The TAP – Stephanie Ross

December 2, 2019 | Blog, General RCAP News

Stephanie Ross is a Technical Assistance Provider with Midwest Assistance Program, RCAP's midwestern partner. Based out of Missouri, Stephanie has been with MAP since January of 2009. Before joining MAP, Stephanie was an Office Manager at Platte County Public Works…

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RCAP Releases Identity Rebuild RFP

December 2, 2019 | General RCAP News

Project Overview The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) is a network of nonprofit organizations working to ensure rural and small communities throughout the United States have increased capacity to drive access to safe drinking water, sanitary wastewater, community development and…

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Rural Matters Summer 2019

November 27, 2019 | General RCAP News

Check out the Rural Matters Summer 2019 issue! Rural Matters Summer 2019

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November 19, 2019 | Drinking Water, Wastewater

New Report Reveals More Than 2 Million Americans Living Without Access to Running Water and Sanitation Services Report by DigDeep and US Water Alliance Unveils America’s Hidden Water Crisis November 19, 2019 – Washington, DC – Two national non-profit groups,…

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Rural Consortium to Unveil First “Agua4All” Water Bottle Filling Station for Knox City-O’Brien Students Nov. 12

November 12, 2019 | General RCAP News

Knox City, Texas — The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP), Communities Unlimited, Inc., the southern RCAP, and CoBank, will unveil the first of several new water bottle filling stations being installed in Knox City-O’Brien District schools as part of the…

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Wastewater vs. Floodwater

November 5, 2019 | Blog, General RCAP News, Wastewater

Derrick Lubbe, Technical Assistance Provider, Midwest Assistance Program Editor’s Note: The United States Midwest and South experienced unprecedented and prolonged flooding in 2019. According to data compiled by the New York Times, at least 11 states had applied for federal…

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Straight From the TAP – Michael Novac

November 4, 2019 | Blog, General RCAP News

Michael Novac is a Senior Rural Development Specialist with RCAP's partner, Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (GLCAP). Based out of Indiana, Michael has been part of the RCAP network for 18 years. Michael started his career in the water/wastewater industry…

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Maintenance of Grinder Pumps in Decentralized Wastewater Applications

October 11, 2019 | Blog, Wastewater

By: Roger Drews, Communities Unlimited Grinder pumps and their use in decentralized wastewater applications are very prevalent in the United States.  Individual sewer treatment systems’ (septic tanks) capabilities are expanded with pump systems that apply treated water to lawns, instead…

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How to Leverage Regional Collaboration for your Community

September 9, 2019 | Blog, General RCAP News, Regionalization

By Laura Landes and Sarah Buck With several mounting pressures that impact small water and wastewater systems’ sustainability, the Rural Community Assistance Partnership is committed to finding approaches for systems to continue to provide quality service to their communities – one of which is helping…

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