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

Protecting Water Quality by Optimizing the Operations and Maintenance of Distribution Systems

This guide provides background information on how to maintain water quality in drinking water distribution systems and treated-water storage facilities by concentrating on common problems and challenges and identifying potential improvements and solutions. While the primary audience for this guide is operators of water distribution systems at utilities that serve up to 3,300 people, operators of larger systems and other stakeholders should also find it valuable.


View the guidebook here: Protecting Water Quality