Rural America: Leadership in a Crisis Economy

July 30, 2020 |

RCAP, NACo and NCBA present a bipartisan townhall with former U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretaries Ann Veneman and Tom Vilsack. The forum examines the challenges and opportunities facing rural America in a crisis economy. The forum is moderated by Kirk…

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Certification Calculator App

December 10, 2012 |

Calculates time earned for actual work and equivalent experience for water and wastewater specialists. The three certification specialties include water treatment, water distribution, and wastewater treatment; and each has multiple levels of advancement. Specialists can now easily calculate their own…

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2012 NRDC report reveals 29 states unprepared for growing water threats to economy, health

April 12, 2012 |

First-of-its-kind state-by-state analysis examines climate-preparedness levels in all states, revealing nation’s best and worst General Overview: Steve Fleischli, Director, NRDC Water & Climate Program WASHINGTON – Only nine states have taken comprehensive steps to address their vulnerabilities to the water-related…

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Association of Boards of Certification

March 15, 2012 |

The Association of Boards of Certification is a membership organization that fosters water and wastewater operator certification throughout North America. It was started in 1972. The association includes almost 100 certifying authorities, representing more than 40 states, nine Canadian provinces…

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Assessing the Environmental and Capacity Development Outcomes of Small Water System Board and Management Training

January 6, 2012 |

By Stephen Gasteyer and Keith Taylor, Department of Sociology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich. This is a final report of a project that assessed the outcomes of community water system board and management training (BMT) in enhancing community technical,…

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