The online RCAP Resources Library has a variety of resources that are useful to small, rural drinking water and wastewater systems.

Asset Life Expectancy Guide

Much of our nation’s water infrastructure—the systems that treat, distribute, collect, and clean water—was built nearly a century ago for a much smaller population that now exists. It is aging and often overburdened. When you figure in that there are roughly 800,000 miles of water pipe and 600,000 miles of sewer line crisscrossing out nation, you begin to see why it is so very important that we don’’t play games when it comes to maintaining and improving the system we have. This is a quick-view asset life-expectancy guide.

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