RCAP/AWWA Small Systems Risk and Resilience Assessment

February 17, 2021 |

The information in the worksheet addresses the basic elements of a risk and resilience assessment for small systems to comply with America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. The information can be used to support the inputs necessary for the Vulnerability…

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Preparing Your Wastewater System for Disasters and Emergencies

August 2, 2013 |

A disaster or emergency can hit anywhere, anytime. Wastewater treatment is a critical service in your community, which cannot go without this service for very long without running into serious trouble. Treating wastewater protects the health of your community's residents…

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Brace the Pipes and Bring on the Cold!

March 14, 2012 |

Ready or not, it’s here. By now, many parts of the country have faced chilly, and even below freezing, temperatures. As typical with Fall weather, the days are warm enough that the quick overnight freeze isn’t a major problem. Yet.…

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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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Sustainable Infrastructure for Small System Public Services: A Planning and Resource Guide

December 13, 2011 |

Rather than presenting theories, this guidebook provides information, worksheets, examples, case studies and resources on water conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy resources for small utilities. This planning and resources guide includes a step-by-step process for utility decision makers, staff…

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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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