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

Check Up Program for Small Systems (CUPSS)

CUPSS is a free, easy-to-use, asset-management tool for small drinking water and wastewater utilities. CUPSS provides a simple, comprehensive approach based on EPA’s highly successful Simple Tools for Effective Performance (STEP) Guide series. Use CUPSS to help you develop:

  • A record of your assets
  • A schedule of required tasks
  • An understanding of your financial situation
  • A tailored asset management plan

The website is designed for CUPSS users, trainers and all others involved with small drinking water or wastewater utilities. Information is presented on the following topics:

  • Basic Information – Get answers to frequent questions about CUPSS and learn how CUPSS is designed, how it works and what it can do for you.
  • Case Studies – Read about the experiences of small drinking water and wastewater utilities as they take on the challenge of asset management.
  • CUPSS Software – Download a copy of the CUPSS application or request a copy of the installation CD. You can also register as a CUPSS user to receive updates and notification of training opportunities.
  • Resources – Find help as a CUPSS user or trainer in the form of CUPSS documentation, useful websites and promotional material.
  • Training Events – Find training events in your area and sign up for upcoming EPA webcasts.

Download the software/go to the site