Wastewater – Septic System Basics (1.5-Hour Webinar)

March 31, 2021 |

Wastewater - Septic System Basics (1.5-Hour Webinar).mp4 from RCAP on Vimeo. Target Audience: Operators, technical assistance providers, regulators What is wastewater and how is it treated in various configurations of septic systems? This webinar describes the chemical and physical components…

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Maintaining Water Service: How to Identify Risks and Respond to Emergencies

March 4, 2021 |

As the COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us, drinking water utilities face unexpected events that can threaten to disrupt water service.  While we cannot prevent natural disasters and emergencies from occurring, utilities can act to lessen their impact and to keep…

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Systems Helping Systems A Conversation on Utility Collaboration

March 4, 2021 |

Small water systems can often benefit from collaborating with other water systems in informal and formal ways.  But establishing successful partnerships requires effort from all parties involved.  In this webinar, RCAP staff will share stories from working in the field…

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Anatomy of a Boil Order

February 6, 2012 |

It’s rare, but it happens to every system. A pipe fails. A spill occurs. A well breaks down. Something occurs that leads to potential water contamination and a need for a boil order. How long do you have to put…

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Natural Disaster Preparedness Guidelines for Water and Wastewater Utilities

January 17, 2012 |

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Water Security Division has developed a checklist to assist water and wastewater utilities in natural disaster readiness, with a focus on hurricane preparedness. Whether you live and work in a Hurricane Zone or along Tornado…

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Check Up Program for Small Systems (CUPSS)

January 5, 2012 |

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…

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Asset Management: A Handbook for Small Water Systems

December 14, 2011 |

One of the Simple Tools for Effective Performance (STEP) Guide Series Designed for owners and operators of small community water systems (CWSs). CWSs include all systems (both publicly and privately owned) with at least 25 year-round residential customers or 15…

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Arsenic Virtual Trade Show

December 14, 2011 |

A learning portal designed to help water systems comply with EPA's Arsenic Rule. On it, you can: Learn about arsenic treatment technologies by reading in-depth descriptions. Decide on a mitigation strategy that's right for you by working through decision trees.…

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