The online RCAP Resources Library has a variety of resources that are useful to small, rural drinking water and wastewater systems.

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

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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 roles and responsibilities of the parties in a project – owner, engineer, inspector, contractor, etc. Discusses securing funding, how to stay organized, how to maintain control of a project.

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