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

Title Audience Source Topic Format
What Does It Take to Be an Operator? Board/council member, Mayor/town manager/elected official (local), Operator, Plant manager, State/federal decision-maker RCAP Workforce/personnel Video
Supplying Community Water Board/council member RCAP Board/council Video
Natural Disaster Preparedness Guidelines for Water and Wastewater Utilities Board/council member, Mayor/town manager/elected official (local), Operator, Plant manager Enviromental Protection Agency (EPA) Operations - technical operations of facilities and infrastructure, Security/emergency-response planning Checklist/How-to
A Clear Message in a Bottle: Tap Water is Safe and Cheaper for Consumers Board/council member, Mayor/town manager/elected official (local) RCAP N / A Report
Asset Life Expectancy Guide Board/council member, Financial manager/accountant/bookkeeper, Mayor/town manager/elected official (local), Operator, Plant manager RCAP Asset management, Finance N / A
Budget Worksheet for Water Systems Financial manager/accountant/bookkeeper RCAP Finance Template
Emergency-Preparedness & Security Checklist Board/council member, Mayor/town manager/elected official (local), Operator, Plant manager RCAP Security/emergency-response planning Checklist/How-to
10 Ways to Prepare for a Drought-Related Water Shortage Board/council member, Mayor/town manager/elected official (local), Operator, Plant manager RCAP Conservation, Customer relations/service, Planning, Security/emergency-response planning, Source water Checklist/How-to
Assessing the Environmental and Capacity Development Outcomes of Small Water System Board and Management Training State/federal decision-maker Other nonprofit/organization N / A Policy paper/study/analysis
Affordability and Capacity Issues of Small Water and Wastewater Systems: A Case for Regionalization of Small Systems Board/council member, Mayor/town manager/elected official (local), Plant manager, State/federal decision-maker RCAP Planning, Regional cooperation Policy paper/study/analysis