Big Guide for Small Systems

March 2, 2016 |

A comprehensive desk reference that is ideal as an orientation and background for new members on a utility's board of directors. Designed for members of the board of a drinking water and/or wastewater system in a small community. The guide…

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The Importance of an Operator in a Community’s Water Systems

August 4, 2013 |

As a member of the board of directors or other governing body of your community's wastewater (or drinking water) system, you are ultimately responsible for its technical, managerial and financial operations. Most systems have paid staff to handle these aspects…

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Board Building Blocks

March 16, 2012 |

A successful water or wastewater system isn’t just about equipment, water sources, treatment systems or finances. It’s also about who’s in charge. In many cases, water and wastewater systems are run by a board of directors. This edition of eBulletin…

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Supplying Community Water

February 2, 2012 |

Ordinary citizens and residents of a small, rural communities sometimes find themselves on the council or board that oversees the community's drinking water or wastewater system and don't know what the role involves. There are responsibilities in the areas of…

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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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Getting Your Project to Flow Smoothly: A Guide to Developing Water and Wastewater Infrastructure

December 13, 2011 |

A comprehensive guide on all the steps a project owner (governing body of a utility) should go through in planning, designing and constructing infrastructure. A very detailed how-to on all phases of the process. Includes many pitfalls to avoid. Discusses…

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