Robert B. Stewart Farewell Address – Portland, Oregon November 15, 2016

May 8, 2017 | General RCAP News

At the 2016 RCAP National Conference, Robert B. Stewart, the Executive Director of RCAP for the past 11 years, made a farewell address. He will be retiring in May of 2017. The contents on this address can be read below:…

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RCAP Applauds Bipartisan Congressional Support for HHS Rural Community Facilities Technical Assistance Program

April 10, 2017 | General RCAP News, HHS

This week, the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) Inc. applauds a bipartisan group of more than 40 U.S. Representatives in issuing a letter to the House’s Appropriations Committee, writing in support of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Rural…

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Robert B. Stewart Retirement Note

April 4, 2017 | Drinking Water, EPA, Fracking, General RCAP News, Hydraulic Fracturing, Infrastructure, Rural, USDA, Wastewater, Water

FROM: Hope F. Cupit, C.P.A., Board Chair, RCAP Network Dear Partners and Friends of Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) – I am writing this letter to bid farewell to Robert Stewart as he retires from the RCAP Network. It has…

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RCAP Endorses Small and Rural Community Clean Water Technical Assistance Act

March 30, 2017 | General RCAP News

Recently, RCAP endorsed bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) entitled the “Small and Rural Community Clean Water Technical Assistance Act” (S. 518). The bill authorizes two new technical assistance provisions by amending the…

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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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