RCAP Opposes Proposal to Eliminate USDA Water Programs

March 30, 2017 | General RCAP News, Rural, USDA

“The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) Inc. is opposed to the Administration’s plan to eliminate The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Water/Wastewater Loan and Grant Program in their Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal to Congress. This program is essential for…

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VA Drinking Water Director Recruitment

March 24, 2017 | Water

The Virginia Department of Health, Office of Drinking Water, is seeking a Chief Engineer and Engineering Advisor to the State Health Commissioner, through the Chief Deputy Commissioner for Public Health and Preparedness.  This position will function as the Office of…

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Engineering Services Specialist – Job Announcement

February 16, 2017 | General RCAP News

The primary responsibility is in support of Drinking Water and Wastewater grant activities. The Engineering Services Specialist provides technical backstopping on drinking water treatment and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, operations, and maintenance. S/he has a major role in training…

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White House Mentions Partnership with RCAP during NDRP First Progress Report

September 12, 2016 | General RCAP News

IMMEDATE RELEASE September 2, 2016 Contact: Bianca Poll Director of Communications Rural Community Assistance Partnership 202-470-2808 bpoll@rcap.org White House Mentions Partnership with RCAP during NDRP First Progress Report WASHINGTON, DC- This week, the White House announced the first progress report…

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New EPA Water Utility Widget

July 12, 2016 | EPA, General RCAP News, Water

EPA’s Water Security Division has developed a new tool for the water community.  The Utility Preparedness Widget for Drinking Water and Waste Water Utilities is now available to help raise awareness of and access to WSD’s available tools and resources.…

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Learn More About Private Well Financing in This New Video By NGWA

May 10, 2016 | General RCAP News

Water well contractors now have a new video tool to help their customers find smart ways to finance needed new well construction or major renovation, the National Ground Water Association announced today. The video covers financing options including: Contractor-offered financing…

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Congratulations to Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s CEO Stanley Keasling

May 10, 2016 | General RCAP News, Water

RCAC’s CEO Stanley Keasling joined the California Coalition for Rural Housing (CCRH) Board of Directors in 1982. Although CCRH had been around already for six years, Keasling’s involvement – which continues today – contributed mightily to bringing sustainable and affordable…

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RCAP Issues Strong Endorsement of Bipartisan Senate Water Bill

May 4, 2016 | EPA, General RCAP News, Water

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 29, 2016 WASHINGTON, DC- This week, the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, approved the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). Introduced by Senators Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and Barbra Boxer (D-CA), WRDA is the biggest overhaul…

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White House to Host Water Summit on Building a Sustainable Water Future in the United States

March 21, 2016 | EPA

On Tuesday, March 22, 2016 – World Water Day – the Administration will host a White House Water Summit to raise awareness of the national importance of water, and to highlight new commitments and announcements that the Administration and non-federal…

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EPA Releases the Drought Response and Recovery Guide for Water Utilities

March 17, 2016 | Drought, EPA, General RCAP News

EPA's Drought Response and Recovery Guide for Water Utilities is based on lessons learned from seven drought-impacted case study utilities. The interactive guide features worksheets, best practices, videos and key resources that outline emergency response actions that also build long…

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