RCAP provides training for water operators, utility board members, financial officers, and community members to help prepare communities to manage their own water systems.
RCAP works with communities and partners across the country to advocate and generate economic opportunities for rural areas. RCAP seeks to ensure that every community has the resources needed to thrive.
RCAP has a team of Technical Assistance Providers (TAPs) across the country who live and work in the communities we serve. These TAPs help communities by providing practical guidance and expertise.
Every dollar invested in water creates eleven jobs.
1.7 million Americans were identified by the 2010 Census as living without adequate wastewater systems.
U.S. EPA estimates costs of water infrastructure need in communities of ten thousand or fewer to be $100 billion.
RCAP has offered technical assistance and training to small systems for 44 years.
83% of water systems in the United States are identified as small systems.
RCAP has 200+ experts on staff to help small communities.
6 billion gallons of treated drinking water is lost every day.
RCAP has served 17,000 rural communities in the last ten years.
Serving all six New England states, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Serving Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.
Great Lakes RCAP
Serving Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Serving Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Alabama.
Serving Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Serving Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.