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10 Steps: Ten Steps to Maintain Critical Wastewater Services and Protect Public Health in an Emergency
National Environmental Services Center

This fact sheet describes 10 important steps that plant operators and community officials should take to protect public health in an emergency. It also includes cards that can be handed out to staff to keep emergency phone numbers readily available.

WWBLOM58DL/Poster: 4 pp. (2005)

Price: $0.00
 
10 Things You Can Do to Prevent Stormwater Runoff Pollution
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wastewater Management

This handy bookmark offers ten simple ways homeowners can reduce the pollution that enters our waterways during storm events.

WWBMPE136DL/Bookmark: 2pp. (2003)

Price: $0.00


 
10th Annual State Onsite Regulators Alliance (SORA) & 8th Annual Captains of Industry (COI) Conference, Point Clear, Alabama
National Environmental Services Center

This download provides the slide shows or powerpoint presentations from the 10th Annual State Onsite Regulators and Captains of Industry conference. Topics include using soil as part of the treatment process, state efforts to oversee onsite system management, and innovative and alternative technologies of wastewater treatment.

WWCDRG76DL/Multiple Zip Files 694.8 MB: 0 pp. (2008)

After downloading file, Mac/Linux users begin by clicking on index.htm

Price: $0.00
 
11th Annual State Onsite Regulators Alliance Captains of Industry Conference 2009 Conference Proceedings
National Environmental Services Center

This download offers all of the presentations and events from the 2009 conference. The conference theme was the role of decentralized wastewater management in the new green paradigm. Presentations are presented as pdfs and as power point files with accompanying mp4 audio files.

WWCDRG77DL/Multiple Zip Files 685.7 MB: 0 pp. (2009)

*Mac/Linux users start by clicking on index.html

Price: $0.00


 
2000 Small Flows Magazine, Fall
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Managing Our Watersheds: A Systems Approach to Maintaining Water Quality

Juried Article:

A Survey of Home Aerobic Treatment Systems Operating in Six West Virginia Counties

Feature Articles:

• State Regulators Gather in Colorado: Second Annual Onsite Wastewater State Regulators Conference

• Where Sheep Do Quietly Graze: Innovative Wastewater Treatment in the Great Northwest

• Vacuum Sewer Technology Comes of Age

• Practical Pointers for Onsite System Inspectors

• Update on EPA’s Draft Guidelines for Management of Onsite/Decentralized Wastewater Systems

• Q&A Gravelless System and Chamber System

SFQUNL04DL/Magazine: 68 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00
 
2000 Small Flows Magazine, Spring
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Arkansas Sanitarian Uses Infrared Technology To Track Down Sewage

Juried Article:

Field Assessment of Onsite Rock-Plant Filters in Kansas

Feature Articles:

• NODP II Helps Rhode Island Improve Coastal Pond

• The Best Wastewater Systems Consider Flow Rate and Waste Strength

• Starbuck: Washington State’s Biggest Self-Help Wastewater Project

• Removal Efficiency of Standard Septic Tank and Leach Trench Septic Systems for MS2 Coliphage

• Barriers to Alternative Systems: Perceptions and Realities

• Onsite System Management Can Take Many Forms

• Q&A Hydrogen Peroxide not Recommended to Unclog Failed Drainfields

SFQUNL02DL/Magazine: 60 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00


 
2000 Small Flows Magazine, Summer
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Flood! Disaster Mitigation for Wastewater Systems

Juried Article:

Analysis of Residential Subsurface Flow Constructed Wetlands Performance in Northern Alabama

Feature Articles:

• ESTD Reaches Out to Native Americans: Seeks to Offer Assistance with Environmental Problems

• Virus Transport: From Septic Tanks to Coastal Waters

• Fairfax County, Virginia: More than 70 years of Onsite Wastewater Management

• Small Lots, High-Strength Wastewater Make Onsite a Big Issue with RV Park Operators

• Onsite System Management Can Take Many Forms

• Q&A Monitoring Effluent Plumes

SFQUNL03DL/Magazine: 60 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00
 
2000 Small Flows Magazine, Winter
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Wastewater Management Surfaces As An Important Issue In the New Mellennium

Juried Article:

Impact of Bacteria and Dosing Frequency on the Removal of Virus within Intermittently Dosed Biological Filters

Feature Articles:

• Eutrophication: Phosphorus Overload or Phosphorus Recycling? A Review of an Alternative Approach from Europe

• Phosphorus Overload in Receiving Waters: Some New Approaches to an Old Problem

• Remote Monitoring Use Is on the Rise

• Mandated Certification of Onsite Professionals: State Legislatures Scramble to Keep Up with Technology

• Performance Management: Redefining Roles and Responsibilities for Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Management in the New Millennium

• Wastewater Control in the NYC Watersheds

• Monument: Oregon’s First Self-Help Project

• Baranowski Leads EPA’s 104(g) Training Program

• Q&A The Use of Peat Filters in Domestic Wastewater Treatment

SFQUNL01DL/Magazine: 60 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00


 
2001 On Tap Fall
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Smart Growth & Small Communities: Sprawl Comes to Rural America

Feature Articles:

• Water Wars: Whose water is it and why do I need a permit to use it?

• Funding Water Projects in the Mountain State: The West Virginia Infrastructure and Jobs Development Council

• If the CCC Built It, It’s Probably Still There

• Regulations: How in the world does EPA make them?

• The Odd Couple: The Nature Conservancy and EPA’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund

DWQUNL03DL/Magazine: 52 pp. (2001)

Price: $0.00
 
2001 On Tap Spring
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Distribution Systems: The next big issue for the water industry?

Feature Articles:

• Distribution 101: How does water get from the source to your tap?

• A Brief History of Drinking Water Distribution

• What’s the word on cross connections, backflow, and biofilms?

• Lessons You Can Learn from Other’s Mistakes; Problems Plague Utility Project

• Drinking Water Operators Train on the Internet

• Voluntary Regionalism Brings Supply, Saving to Neighbors

DWQUNL01DL/Magazine: 52 pp. (2001)

Price: $0.00


 
2001 On Tap Summer
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Earthquake! Is your water system on shaky ground?

Feature Articles:

• Drought: Making it Though a Dry Spell

• Flood: Before and After the Rising Water

• 2003 Deadline on the Horizon: States Progress Well with Source Water Assessments

• Pump Project Brings Water to Remote Village

DWQUNL02DL/Magazine: 52 pp. (2001)

Price: $0.00
 
2001 Small Flows Magazine, Fall
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Mars Experiments with Wetlands and Water Reuse

Juried Article:

A Private Market Approach to Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Maintenance

Feature Articles:

• Three States Build New Onsite Wastewater Training Centers

• Making Money Onsite – A Manufacturer Advises Contractors

• Sussex County, New Jersey – A Case Study in Onsite Management

• Internet-Based Recording Services Solves Maintenance Reporting Problems

• What on Earth is GASB 34, and why should you care?

• Q&A The Role of Biomats in Wastewater Treatment

SFQUNL08DL/Magazine: 52 pp. (2001)

Price: $0.00


 
2001 Small Flows Magazine, Spring
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Onsite System Management in the Rockies

Juried Article:

Evaluation of High-Porosity Medium in Intermittently Dosed, Multi-Pass Packed Bed Filters

Feature Articles:

• Baby, It’s COLD Outside! Techniques for Onsite Success in Cold Climates

• Centerville, PA—World –Class Demonstration

• Who Says You Can’t Fight City Hall? How One Homeowner Made a Difference

• DuPage County Illinois Health Department: An Unconventional Approach to Onsite Systems Management

• Small-Diameter Gravity Sewers Can Mean Big Savings for Communities

• Q&A Septic Systems: What You Need To Know When Building or Buying a House

SFQUNL06DL/Magazine: 52 pp. (2001)

Price: $0.00
 
2001 Small Flows Magazine, Summer
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Onsite Systems Impact on Coastal Zones

Juried Article:

Evaluation of the Use of Crushed Recycled Glass Filter Media in a Recirculating Granular Media Filter

Feature Articles:

• The Pacific Coast—Waters in Peril

• EPA Gulf of Mexico Program Seeks to Remedy Ocean’s Ills

• Considerations in Developing a Web Site

• Regulators and Manufacturers Find Common Ground at Conference

• Charlotte County, Florida: A Case Study

• Q&A Septic System Longevity

SFQUNL07DL/Magazine: 52 pp. (2001)

Price: $0.00


 
2001 Small Flows Magazine, Winter
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Graywater Use: Still a Gray Area

Juried Article:

Development of an Enhanced Performance Septic Tank

Feature Articles:

• Onsite Treatment Options: Matching the System to the Site

• Pressure Sewers Overcome Tough Terrain and Reduce Installation Costs

• Cleanup at Peña Blanca

• Inspections of Onsite Systems: Health and Safety

• Q&A State Onsite Licensing Programs

SFQUNL05DL/Magazine: 60 pp. (2001)

Price: $0.00
 
2002 On Tap Fall
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Employees Keep the Water Flowing: How do we keep the employees?

Feature Articles:

• Worker’s Compensation 101: What Employers and Employees need to know

• An American Operator Explores the Horn of Africa

• The Economics of Water Loss: What is Unaccounted for Water?

• Crisis Communication: Building a Network to Keep Drinking Water Safe

• Arsenic Rule Exemptions

DWQUNL07DL/Magazine: 52 pp. (2002)

Price: $0.00


 
2002 On Tap Spring
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Getting Citizens Involved: Public Participation Helps Communities and Residents

Feature Articles:

• Teaching Children about the Hydrologic Cycle

• The Canaan Valley Institute: Helping Communities Help Themselves

• Local Government Environmental Advisory Boards

• Residents, Water Utilities, Struggle Through Floods, Aftermath

DWQUNL05DL/Magazine: 56 pp. (2002)

Price: $0.00
 
2002 On Tap Summer
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

All About Arsenic: New Rule Triggers Controversy, Confusion, and Concession

Feature Articles:

• The Operator’s Other Job: Working With Community Government

• Drought, Mysteries, and History

• Drought Feeds Fires in the West

• Fire Protection: Sometimes the Upside has a Downside

• Get the Most out of a Drinking Water Project

• Paying the Bills: Collecting What’s Owed to a Water Utility

• Running Out of Water? Dual Systems May Be Answer for Small Communities

DWQUNL06DL/Magazine: 52 pp. (2002)

Price: $0.00


 
2002 On Tap Winter
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Are water systems a terrorist target?

Feature Articles:

• Crisis Communications: Keeping Your Community Informed During Emergencies

• Water Systems Should Polish Security Plans

• What are the potential BW threats to water?

• U.S. Can Learn from International Utilities’ Security Measures

• Where’s the money? Using EPA’s Revolving Loan Fund to Bolster Security

DWQUNL04DL/Magazine: 52 pp. (2002)

Price: $0.00
 
2002 Small Flows Magazine, Fall
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Flushing Out the Straight Pipes

Juried Article:

Surface Failure Rates of Chamber and Traditional Aggregate-Laden Trenches in Oregon

Feature Articles:

• Inspection of Onsite Systems

• Wastewater Treatment Plants Reap Benefits from EPA’s Technical Assistance Program

• RCAP Specialists Help Communities in Many Ways

• Onsite Wastewater Training Centers Break New Ground

• Q&A Landscaping Septic Systems

SFQUNL12DL/Magazine: 52 pp. (2002)

Price: $0.00


 
2002 Small Flows Magazine, Spring
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Texas Rehabilitates Its Colonias

Juried Article:

Responsible Management Entities as a Method To Ensure Decentralized Wastewater System Viability

Feature Articles:

• Onsite Wastewater System Training at Vermont Technical College

• Getting the Ammonia Out! A Pilot Project to Assess Ammonia Reduction in a Wastewater Lagoon

• How Flooding Affects a Rural Sanitarian

• Q&A Grease Traps

SFQUNL10DL/Magazine: 52 pp. (2002)

Price: $0.00
 
2002 Small Flows Magazine, Summer
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Study Finds Biological Nitrogen Removal in Soil Aquifer Treatment System Offers Substantial Advantages

Juried Article:

Alternative Small-Flow Wastewater Technologies in the Arid Southwest

Feature Articles:

• Aeration Technology Provides Savings on Electric Bills

• Michigan Counties Adopt Onsite System Inspections to Protect Great Lakes

• Recycling RSF Effluent to Conserve Water

• Q&A Soil Evaluation Techniques

SFQUNL11DL/Magazine: 52 pp. (2002)

Price: $0.00


 
2002 Small Flows Magazine, Winter
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Atlantic States Attach Coastal Degradation

Juried Article:

Proposed National Onsite Standards: A Broad Assessment of Their Relative Benefits to Industry

Feature Articles:

• Florida Approves Installation of Performance-Based NoMound Systems

• Onsite Septic Systems: Educating the Homeowner

• New Pump Technology May Improve Small Package Plant Treatment

• Electrical Training and Licensing of Onsite Systems Installers in Oregon

• Q&A Septic Tank Additives

SFQUNL09DL/Magazine: 48 pp. (2002)

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2002-2003 National Decentralized Water Resources Capacity Development Project: Training, Research and Development Plan
National Decentralized Water Resources Capacity Development Project

The National Decentralized Water Resources Capacity Development Project (NDWRCDP) was formed in 1996 to coordinate and implement a national training, research, and development agenda in decentralized water resources. The priority for the first five years has been in decentralized wastewater management and this plan describes currently funded initiatives and the long-term agenda for decentralized wastewater management. It also discusses the conferences and workshops that were convened to solicit input and coordinate plan development.

WWBLMG17DL/Booklet: 23pp. (2002)

Price: $0.00


 
2003 On Tap Fall
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Groundwater 101

Feature Articles:

• Groundwater Remediation: Saving the Source

• How well is your well?

• Show Me The Money (And How to Manage It) Environmental Finance Centers Explain Fiscal Management

• Wellhead Protection: Big Benefits for Small Systems

• The Search for a High Yield Well

• Taking the Mystery Out of the Stage 1-DPB Rule

DWQUNL11DL/Magazine: 54 pp. (2003)

Price: $0.00
 
2003 On Tap Summer
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

When Enough is Enough: Sustainable Development

Feature Articles:

• Overcoming Obstacles: Women Beg, Borrow, and Swap to Build Water System

• Water System Consolidation Works

• On the Trail of the Elusive Water Leak

• Videoconferences Provide Solution to Training Challenges

• Lower Brule Tribe Builds New Water Plant

• Filter Backwash Rule Set to Take Effect

DWQUNL10DL/Magazine: 56 pp. (2003)

Price: $0.00


 
2003 On Tap Winter
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Endocrine Disruptors: What are they doing to you?

Feature Articles:

• Grassroots Watershed Protection: County Group Works to Clean Up Waterways

• Water Boards

• Security and Emergency Planning: Community-Wide Efforts Require Preparation

• Ideal Training Solutions for Water Operators

• New Methods for Removing Arsenic

• Besides SRF and RUS funding what are some alternatives?

DWQUNL08DL/Magazine: 60 pp. (2003)

Price: $0.00
 
2003 OnTap Spring
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Privatization: When Public Goes Private

Feature Articles:

• Can Public Water Utilities Compete with Bottled Water?

• The Village of Hinkley, California: Chromium-6 takes Center Stage

• December 2003 is Deadline for Small Systems and DPBs

• The Information Age is Here: Small Town Web Sites Proliferate

• Conservation 101

• International Drinking Water Regulations: The Developed World Sets the Standards

DWQUNL09DL/Magazine: 60 pp. (2003)

Price: $0.00


 
2003 Small Flows Magazine, Fall
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Tire Chips: A Growing Trend as Aggregate in Soil Absorption Systems

Juried Article:

Evaluation of a Recirculating Sand Filter Followed by a Subsurface-Flow Constructed Wetland to Achieve Denitrification

Feature Articles:

• Robotics Keeps Workers Out of the Trenches

• Analysis of Tire Chips as a Substitute for Stone Aggregate in Nitrification Trenches of Onsite Septic Systems: Status and Notes on the Comparative Macrobiology of Tire Chips vs. Stone Aggregate Trenches

• Bacterial Source Tracking Uncovers Culprits of Contamination in Watersheds

• Q&A Biofilters

SFQUNL16DL/Magazine: 52 pp. (2003)

Price: $0.00
 
2003 Small Flows Magazine, Spring
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Hybrid Sequencing Batch Reactors: A California Resort’s Solution for Efficient Wastewater Treatment

Juried Article:

In-Ground Dispersal of Wastewater Effluent: The Science of Getting Water into the Ground

Feature Articles:

• Demo V Offers Remote Monitoring on Web

• War Battles Against the Odds To Build a Wastewater Treatment Plant

• Operation, Maintenance, and Management of Small Wastewater Systems

• Reciprocating Constructed Wetlands for Treating Industrial, Municipal, and Agricultural Wastewater

• Q&A Maintaining Home Aerobic Units

SFQUNL14DL/Magazine: 52 pp. (2003)

Price: $0.00


 
2003 Small Flows Magazine, Summer
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

GIS/GPS Takes Wastewater Management from File Cabinets to Databases

Juried Article:

Phelps County Update: Case Study of a Public Water Supply District Providing Centralized Management of Decentralized Wastewater

Feature Articles:

• Fifth Annual National Onsite Wastewater State Regulators Conference

• Saving Money in Waynesville, Ohio

• Wisconsin’s Oneida Indians Manage Wastewater with Award-Winning Success

• Q&A How to Extend the Life of Your Drainfield

SFQUNL15DL/Magazine: 52 pp. (2003)

Price: $0.00
 
2003 Small Flows Magazine, Winter
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Septic System Maintenance Helps Keep Vision of Nags Head Alive

Juried Article:

Performance Evaluation of a Recirculating Sand Filter and Peat Filter in West Virginia

Feature Articles:

• How to Keep Your Water “Well”

• Colonia Residents Take STEPs to Improve Their Community

• Ohio Provides a New Twist to the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) Program

• Q&A Effluent Filters

SFQUNL13DL/Magazine: 52 pp. (2003)

Price: $0.00


 
2004 Guidelines for Water Reuse
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wastewater Management

The purpose of this book is to present and summarize water reuse guidelines, with supporting information, for the benefit of utilities and regulatory agencies, particularly in the U.S. Guidelines cover water reclamation for nonpotable urban, industrial, and agricultural reuse, as well as augmentation of potable water supplies through indirect reuse. Direct potable reuse is covered briefly.

WWBKGN260DL/Book: 478 pp. (2004)

Price: $0.00
 
2004 On Tap Fall
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

A Tie That Binds: Public Drinking Water and Public Health

Feature Articles:

• Emerging and Re-emerging Pathogens

• To Fluoridate or Not

• Disinfection Byproducts and Waterborne Diseases

• Q&A: What does ppm or ppb mean?

• In New England, Source Water Protection Just Makes Sense

• Obtaining Accurate, Complete Information Isn’t Easy

DWQUNL15DL/Magazine: 64 pp. (2004)

Price: $0.00


 
2004 On Tap Spring
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Regionalization: Forced, Voluntary, and Somewhere in Between

Feature Articles:

• Regional Water Authority Helps Western New York

• Security: What have we learned?

• Virginia Creates Training Opportunities for Operators

• Q&A: How will the Long Term 1 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule affect my system?

• Distribution System Operator Certification: Is your state’s program up to speed?

• Mutual Aid: Communities Work to Help Each Other

• Making the Grade: Schools Get Drinking Water Report Cards

DWQUNL13DL/Magazine: 64 pp. (2004)

Price: $0.00
 
2004 On Tap Summer
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Running Your System Like a Good Business

Feature Articles:

• Proper Rates are Critical for Financial Health

• Water System Management Training in Mississippi

• How do we keep the employees?

• Making Sure it all Adds Up: Financial Accounting for Small Systems

• Asset Management from Theory to Reality

• Tact Helps You Collect What’s Past Due

• Insurance for Water Utilities

• Internal Control for Small Water Systems

• Keeping Records: How long is enough?

DWQUNL14DL/Magazine: 68 pp. (2004)

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2004 On Tap Winter
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

You’d Be Surprised Who’s Stealing Your Water

Feature Articles:

• EPA’s Technical Assistance Centers

• A Lesson in Microbiology

• RUS Water and Wastewater Loans and Grants Program

• How Old is Your Water

• Why bother with a valve exercising program?

• Show Me Ratemaker

• Taking the Mystery Out of the Stage 1-DPB Rule

DWQUNL12DL/Magazine: 60 pp. (2004)

Price: $0.00
 
2004 Small Flows Magazine, Fall
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Homeowner Cost Cutter: Build Your Own Constructed Wetland

Juried Article:

Cost and Affordability of Phosphorus Removal at Small Wastewater Treatment Plants

Feature Articles:

• Think septics are always bad? Then you don’t know sewage.

• Onsite System Management Tool Increases Compliance in Wisconsin

• Legal Views: When Systems Fail

• The Cycle of Life: Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse

• Offensive Odors Don’t Always Mean Septic System Failure

• Q&A Roof Drains & Septic Systems

SFQUNL20DL/Magazine: 64 pp. (2004)

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2004 Small Flows Magazine, Spring
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Goodbye Honeybucket? Wastewater Treatment in Alaska Native Villages

Juried Article:

Skaneateles Lake Watershed Composting Toilet Project

Feature Articles:

• That Was Then, This Is Now. . . NSFC Celebrates 25 years of Helping Small Communities

• Life in Rural Alaska Native Villages

• Landscaping Options for Onsite Systems

• Brothers Create First Onsite Wastewater System Public Utility

• NSF International Test Site a Necessary Component to a Safe Environment

• New Treatment Plant Boosts Pennsylvania Township’s Economy

• Q&A Drainfield Inspection: Does My Drainfield Ever Need Inspected?

SFQUNL18DL/Magazine: 56 pp. (2004)

Price: $0.00
 
2004 Small Flows Magazine, Summer
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Wastewater Reuse Conserves Water and Protects Waterways

Juried Article:

Municipal Wastewater User Charge Rates in Nebraska

Feature Articles:

• Small Flows Forum: Watertight Tanks

• Legal Views: Mandatory Connection Policies

• Soil Characteristics—Demystifying Dirt

• India’s Wastewater Treatment Status

• India Museum Pays Homage to the Toilet

• Q&A Composting Toilets

SFQUNL19DL/Magazine: 56 pp. (2004)

Price: $0.00


 
2004 Small Flows Magazine, Winter
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

The Mystery Behind PPCPs

Juried Article:

Wastewater Infiltration into Soil and the Effects of Infiltrative Surface Architecture

Feature Articles:

• Martha’s Vineyard Town Devises Septic Management Plan

• Taking the Gush Out of the Flush

• Understanding Wastewater Operational Problems in Small Treatment Systems

• NESC Helps Local Main with Failing Septic

• Q&A Septic Tank Inspection

SFQUNL17DL/Magazine: 56 pp. (2004)

Price: $0.00
 
2005 On Tap Fall
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

There’s an easier way to save water—Accentuate the Positive: How Social Marketing Makes a Difference

Feature Articles:

• Water Conservation

• New Water Commission Comes Online after 13 Years of Hard Work

• NESC Partners with Engineers Without Borders-USA—African Village Receives Site Assessment

• Q&A: What is the Groundwater Rule?

• Tribes Persist to get Fair Shake

DWQUNL19DL/Magazine: 56 pp. (2005)

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2005 On Tap Spring
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Testing the Water

Feature Articles:

• Understanding Lab Data

• Q&A: What is laboratory certification?

• How sanitary is your bacteriological sampling site?

• Avoiding Outrage in Risk Communication

• The Risks of Bottled Drinking Water

DWQUNL17DL/Magazine: 44 pp. (2005)

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2005 On Tap Summer
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Planning for a Changing Workforce

Feature Articles:

• Infrastructure and Economic Development

• Managing Capital Improvement Projects

• Q&A: Lead and Copper Rule Revisions

• Private Well Disinfection

• A Century of Water Treatment

• Getting Operators Into the Classroom

DWQUNL18DL/Magazine: 64 pp. (2005)

Price: $0.00


 
2005 On Tap Winter
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Across the Divide: Sharing Great Lakes Water

Feature Articles:

• A Good Connection: Cell Phone Companies and Water Towers

• Optimization: Helping Small Water Plants Improve their Product

• Emergency Response Planning: Ready or Not

• Succession Planning: A Challenge for the 21st Century?

• Self-Help Virginia: Helping Communities Help Themselves to Water

• Public Meetings: Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Rest

• Wastewater Reuse: Conserves Water and Protects Waterways

DWQUNL16DL/Magazine: 64 pp. (2005)

Price: $0.00
 
2005 Small Flows Magazine, Fall
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Alternative Energy Sources To Treat Wastewater

Juried Article:

Designing Cluster and High-Density Wastewater Soil Absorption Systems to Control Groundwater Mounding

Feature Articles:

• Water Softener Backwash and Homeowner Onsite Systems

• Cracking the Code: Sedgwick County Leading By Example

• Protecting Water and Wastewater Assets: Where Do We Go From Here?

• Q&A Planning for an Onsite System, Keeping Your Property System-Safe

SFQUNL24DL/Magazine: 56 pp. (2005)

Price: $0.00


 
2005 Small Flows Magazine, Spring
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story/Juried Article:

Lessons Learned from Latin America: A Case Study on the Use of Wastewater Stabilization Ponds in Honduras

Feature Articles:

• Federal Funding for Wastewater Systems

• Regional Grants for Wastewater Projects

• Self-Sustainability: The Alternative to Grants

• Design Problem: Serial Drainfields

• Asset Management: A New Frontier for Utilities

• Addressing the Need for Asset Management Training

• Q&A Cesspools

SFQUNL22DL/Magazine: 64 pp. (2005)

Price: $0.00
 
2005 Small Flows Magazine, Summer
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

CDC Looks at Links Between Wastewater and Disease

Juried Article:

Recommending Policy on Ownership and Operation of Cluster Wastewater Systems

Feature Articles:

• Eradicating Straight Pipes and Failed Systems in Kentucky

• The High Price of Ignorance

• Indian Point: A Grassroots Model for Onsite Management

• Q&A Aerobic Treatment Units

SFQUNL23DL/Magazine: 62 pp. (2005)

Price: $0.00


 
2005 Small Flows Magazine, Winter
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Constructed Wetlands in Cold Climates

Juried Article:

A Survey and Analysis of the Cost of Individual Onsite Septic Tank and Lagoon Treatment Systems

Feature Articles:

• A White Paper on the Status and Future of Decentralized, Onsite Wastewater Treatment Technologies in Florida

• A 25-Year History of the Onsite Industry: Where have we been and where should we be going?

• Legal Views: Yes, Virginia, Property Owners’ Associations Can Be a Great Way To Manage Onsite Systems

• Don’t Shoot the Messenger

• NESC and Habitat for Humanity Help Family in Need

• Q&A Winter Wetlands

SFQUNL21DL/Magazine: 64 pp. (2005)

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2006 On Tap Fall
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Climate Change Challenges: Water’s Future Might be In Question

Feature Articles:

• Water Supplies Decrease as Drought Lingers

• Water Wars: Whose Water Is It and Why Do I Need a Permit To Use It?

• How To: Handle Chlorine Safely

DWQUNL23DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2006)

Price: $0.00


 
2006 On Tap Spring
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Land Conservation: A Permanent Solution for Drinking Water Source Protection

Feature Articles:

• An Awesome Responsibility: Water Board Members Perform Valuable Community Service

• Best Management Practices Help Control Water Loss

• Protecting Your Groundwater Source

• Disaster Can Strike Anywhere: These Resources Will Help You Prepare Your Community

DWQUNL21DL/Magazine: 56 pp. (2006)

Price: $0.00
 
2006 On Tap Summer
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Watershed Approach Helps Mend Waterways

Feature Articles:

• Lessons Learned

• Watershed Success Stories

• A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall

• Asset Management: A New Frontier for Utilities

• Raising Water Infrastructure Awareness

DWQUNL22DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2006)

Price: $0.00


 
2006 On Tap Winter
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Massive Recovery

Feature Articles:

• Conservation Starts at Home, Saves Water and Money

• Beyond the Ivory Tower American Universities Are Home to Valuable Services

• Living Upstream

• Q&A: What is the Disinfection By-Products Rule?

DWQUNL20DL/Magazine: 68 pp. (2006)

Price: $0.00
 
2006 Small Flows Magazine, Fall
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Making an Impact: The Watershed Approach

Juried Articles:

Water Quality Effluent From a Recirculating, Vertical-Flow, Constructed Wetland

Performance of an Advanced Integrated Pond System

Feature Articles:

• Legal Views: Decentralized Technology and the Anti-Growth Backlash (Part Two)

• Onsite Wastewater Training in Rhode Island

• Regional Wastewater Grants and Loans

SFQUNL28DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2006)

Price: $0.00


 
2006 Small Flows Magazine, Spring
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Treating Troubled Waters

Juried Article:

Wastewater Surge Volume and Storage Requirement Design Considerations

Feature Articles:

• Legal Views: Some Thoughts on Obtaining Easements for STEP Systems (Part Two)

• NSF International and Wastewater

• Conservation May Help Control Costs with Flow Reductions

SFQUNL26DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2006)

Price: $0.00
 
2006 Small Flows Magazine, Summer
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Preserving Natural Character While Planning for a Community’s Future

Juried Article:

Nitrogen Removal in Small Flows Wastewater Facilities in Massachusetts

Feature Articles:

• Legal Views: Decentralized Technology and the Anti-Growth Backlash (Part One)

• Evolving a Rational Design Approach for Sizing Soil Treatment Units: Design for Wastewater Effluent Infiltration

• The Baby Boomers are Leaving! Planning for a Changing Workforce

SFQUNL27DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2006)

Price: $0.00


 
2006 Small Flows Magazine, Winter
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Wastewater Planning Is an Integral Part of Smart Growth

Juried Article:

The Regulation of Alternative Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems in the Great Lakes Region

Feature Articles:

• Legal Views: Some Thoughts on Obtaining Easements for STEP Systems (Part One)

• Drainfield Rehabilitation

• Q&A Household Hazards: What’s a safe alternative for household cleaning solutions?

SFQUNL25DL/Magazine: 52 pp. (2006)

Price: $0.00
 
2007 On Tap Fall
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Controlling Cross Connections and Preventing Backflow

Feature Articles:

• Putting Your Watershed Plan to Work: How Watershed Groups Can Maintain Momentum

• How to Set Up a Basic Cross-Connection Control Program

• Are You Ready for Winter?

DWQUNL27DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2007)

Price: $0.00


 
2007 On Tap Spring
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Working Together: Factors Leading to Water System Mergers

Feature Articles:

• Assessing Your Watershed: Techniques for Measuring Conditions and Water Quality

• All You Need to Know, From Idea to Funding: RUS Water and Wastewater Loans and Grants Program

• Energy Audit May Offer Cost Savings to Utilities

• A New Measure of Success: Federal Programs Use Program Assessment Rating Tool

DWQUNL25DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2007)

Price: $0.00
 
2007 On Tap Summer
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

What’s a Private Well Owner to Do? Eight Tips for Maintaining Your Well

Feature Articles:

• Crafting a Watershed Plan

• A Market-based Approach to Improving Water Quality

• Avoid Pitfalls in Choosing a Water Meter

• Q&A: Water Conservation in the Home

DWQUNL26DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2007)

Price: $0.00


 
2007 On Tap Winter
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

The Future Starts Now: Setting Rates Helps Systems Today and Tomorrow

Feature Articles:

• Launching a Watershed Plan: Getting a Proper Start Improves Results Down the Road

• Getting Good PR Out of Your CCR

• Road Map to the Future: Capital Improvements Planning for Small Water Systems

• Who Needs What Training? National Needs Assessment Provides Answers

• Calculating Rate Adequacy and Affordability

DWQUNL24DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2007)

Price: $0.00
 
2007 Small Flows Magazine, Fall/Winter
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Volunteer Teens Get Down and Dirty, North Carolina’s Less Fortunate Get Help

Juried Articles:

Comparison of a Commercially Available Chlorine and an Ultraviolet Disinfection Unit for Onsite Wastewater Systems

A Rational Method for Determining Design Flows for Cluster Systems

GIS Mapping of Land Application Sites for Septage Management in Mahoning County, Ohio

Feature Article:

In My Opinion. . . Water Softener Backwash Brine Stresses Household Septic Tanks and Treatment Systems

SFQUNL30DL/Magazine: 36 pp. (2007)

Price: $0.00


 
2007 Small Flows Magazine, Spring/Summer
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

It’s Never Too Late To Stay Up-to-Date

Juried Articles:

Effects of Embedment on Flow Through Sand Columns

Performance of a Dual-Power Multicellular, Aerated Lagoon System in Corcoran, California

Feature Articles:

• Legal Views: Point-of-Sale Inspections-Productive or Pointless?

• Federal Programs Use Program Assessment Rating Tool

SFQUNL29DL/Magazine: 36 pp. (2007)

Price: $0.00
 
2008 On Tap Fall
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Terrorism and Beyond: Water Systems Address Security Issues

Feature Articles:

• The State of Rainwater Harvesting in the U.S.

• Infrastructure and Economic Development

• CUPSS Runneth Over

DWQUNL31DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2008)

Price: $0.00


 
2008 On Tap Spring
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

One Community’s Fight Against Drought: Tucson Stretches Its Water Resources

Feature Articles:

• Contents of a Comprehensive Water Conservation Plan

• How to Hire a Water System Operator: Getting it Right the First Time Saves Headaches Down the Road

• Xeriscaping Conserves Water

DWQUNL29DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2008)

Price: $0.00
 
2008 On Tap Summer
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: America’s Aging Infrastructure Desperately Needs an Overhaul

Feature Articles:

• You Are What You Drink So Don’t Poop in the Water

• Help for Small Community Drinking Water Systems

• Rainwater Harvesting

DWQUNL30DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2008)

Price: $0.00


 
2008 On Tap Winter
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Acing the Test: How to Prepare for an Operator Certification Exam

Feature Articles:

• Rehabilitation of Colonias Continues

• 10 Steps to Great Training

• Drought: What’s a Private Well Owner to Do?

DWQUNL28DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2008)

Price: $0.00
 
2008 Small Flows Magazine, Fall/Winter
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Avoid the Temptation: Don’t Duplicate What’s Already Been Done

Feature Article:

• SMART About Water: Helping America’s Small Communities Protect Their Source Water

• Decisions, Decisions—Using Social Marketing to Help People Make the “Right” Decisions

• Paying for Sourcewater Protection

• A National Treasure and A National Disgrace: Pennsylvania Helps Restore the Bay

• SORA/COI© Offer it and they will come

• Watershed Association Cleans Up Coal Camp Legacy

• Q&A: How does the maintenance of onsite septic systems affect source water protection?

SFQUNL32DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2008)

Price: $0.00


 
2008 Small Flows Magazine, Spring/Summer
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Sewage, Environment, and Drinking Water Save the Source, Save Some Money

Feature Article:

• SMART About Water: A new environmental project designed to protect drinking water quality

• Working Together to Fix Waste and Water Problem

• Funding Source Water and Wellhead Protection Programs

• Using Social Marketing for Water Source Protection

• Q&A: Source Water Protection and Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems

SFQUNL31DL/Magazine: 24 pp. (2008)

Price: $0.00
 
2009 Edition of the Drinking Water Standards & Health Advisories
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

This booklet provides drinking water standards and health advisories for numerous organics, inorganics, and certain radionuclides. The standards are presented for the maximum contaminant level and the maximum contaminant level goals. The health advisories are presented for both children and adults in terms of maximum dose that a person can be exposed to, release dose, and the cancer group of each chemical.

DWBLRG44DL/Booklet: 18 pp. (2009)

Price: $0.00


 
2009 On Tap Fall
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Will Water Run Wall Street?

Feature Articles:

• Help Wanted: Water Operator Vacancies Becoming Harder to Fill

• Being Prepared before the Next Disaster Strikes: Water and Wastewater Agency Response Networks Provide a Good Foundation

• Staying Ahead of the Curve: Award-Winning Systems Epitomize Preparedness and Capacity Development

DWQUNL35DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2009)

Price: $0.00
 
2009 On Tap Spring
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Exploring Energy Options: Alternative Sources Can Mean Savings for Utilities

Feature Articles:

• A Dollar Saved is a Dollar Earned: Energy Audits Can Increase the Bottom Line

• Q&A: How Does the Current Economic Crisis Impact Utilities?

• A Special Anniversary: NESC Celebrates 30 Years Serving America’s Small Communities

DWQUNL33DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2009)

Price: $0.00


 
2009 On Tap Summer
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Marketing Water: Using Public Relations to Get Your Message Across

Feature Articles:

• Green Requirements Grow Economy, Benefit Environment

• Make Every Drop Count: Water Efficiency Is Key Regardless of the Situation

• What can we expect from a Total Coliform Rule Revision?

DWQUNL34DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2009)

Price: $0.00
 
2009 On Tap Winter
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Water and Energy: An Uncertain Future, A Monumental Challenge

Feature Articles:

• Bacteria and Private Wells: Information Every Well Owner Should Know

• Funding Drinking Water Projects

• Is the Price of Fuel Getting You Down? Here are 37 Ways to Control Fuel Costs.

DWQUNL32DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2009)

Price: $0.00


 
2009 Small Flows Magazine, Fall/Winter
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Algae Plus Wastewater Equals a Valuable Resource

Feature Article:

• Green Requirements Grow Economy and Benefit Environment

• SORA/COI© Conference Marks 11th Year Adopts Bylaws

• Being Prepared before the Next Disaster Strikes

• Q&A: How to Maintain Your Drainfield

SFQUNL34DL/Magazine: 36 pp. (2009)

Price: $0.00
 
2009 Small Flows Magazine, Spring/Summer
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Climate Change Effects on Community Water and Wastewater Systems

Feature Article:

• Make a Splash With Your Communications

• To Sewer or Not To Sewer, Well Managed Decentralized Systems Make Sense

• Who is Protecting Rural America’s Source Water?

• NESC Marks 30 Years

• SORA/COI© Conference

• In My Opinion. . . Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Getting Off the Grid Saves Money and Watersheds

SFQUNL33DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2009)

Price: $0.00


 
2010 On Tap Spring/Summer
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Gas Drilling Boom Yields Financial Benefits, But at What Cost to Drinking Water and the Environment?

Feature Articles:

• Operator Shortage: How Can We Attract and Retain Workers?

• Are Small Community Water Systems More at Risk than Other Systems?

• Conservation Rates

• Summertime is Swimming Time: Taking Steps to Assure Proper Pool Water Quality

DWQUNL37DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2010)

Price: $0.00
 
2010 On Tap Winter
National Envrionmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Using the Water Bill to Foster Conservation

Feature Articles:

• GIS Helps New England Conservation Group Make SMART Changes

• Improperly Abandoned Wells can be Hazardous to Your Health

• Creating a Useful System Manual

• Setting the Standard: How EPA Comes Up with Water Regulations

DWQUNL36DL/Magazine: 40 pp. (2010)

Price: $0.00


 
2010 Small Flows Magazine, Fall/Winter
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Extending the Nation’s Water Supply, Treated Wastewater Is a Valuable Resource

Feature Article:

• Alaska Update—Five Years Later: Honey Bucket Still Not Retired

• Looking for Local Water Quality Information? Your Land-Grant University’s Extension Service Can Help

• Luxury Toilets Give New Meaning to the Term “Throne”

• An Environmental Menace, Meth Labs Endanger Public Health

• Help Your Septic System Reach Old Age, Installing Water-Efficient Plumbing Fixtures Extends System Life

SFQUNL35DL/Magazine: 36 pp. (2010)

Price: $0.00
2012 On Tap Fall/Winter
2012 On Tap Fall/Winter
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Environmental Justice: The right to a clean place to live, work, learn, and play

Feature Articles:

• Steps to Sustainability Water and Energy Efficiency Are Attainable Goals

• The Rate Setting Story: How to Adopt New User Rates, Part Two

• Emerging Issues – Phosphorus; Essential Nutrient Can Pose Problems for Wastewater Treatment

• Emerging Issues – Source Water Monitoring and Hydraulic Fracturing; Testing Helps Water Operators and Well Owners Understand Water Quality

Tech Brief:

Oil and Gas Extraction and Source Water Protection

DWQUNL39DL/Magazine: 34pp. (2012)

Price: $0.00


2012 On Tap Spring/Summer
2012 On Tap Spring/Summer
National Environmental Services Center

Cover Story:

Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment Videos Make a Splash on YouTube

Feature Articles:

• Energy Savings in the Green Mountain State: Vermont Develops Innovative Program for Water Systems

• Being Green in College: Simple Steps Students Can Take to Help the Environment

Tech Brief

Oil and Gas Extraction and Source Water Protection

DWQUNL39DL/Magazine: 28pp. (2012)

Price: $0.00
 
21 Water Conservation Measures for Everybody
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

This fact sheet explains the importance of water conservation and provides statistics about current water consumption, as well as water wastage. A list of actions for conserving water is included.

DWFSPE60DL/Fact Sheet: 2 pp. (1992)

Price: $0.00


 
25 Years of the Safe Drinking Water Act: History and Trends
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

The ability to improve drinking water quality and human health through research, technology, and protection programs is dependent on our commitment as a society to invest in drinking water. To plan for the future, we need to evaluate our progress thus far in protecting our nation’s water supply. This report looks at drinking water prior to 1974 and documents improvements made in the last 25 years through implementation of the Safe Drinking Water Act and its subsequent amendments.

DWBLRG64DL/Book: 58 pp. (1999)

Price: $0.00
 
25 Years of the Safe Drinking Water Act: Protecting Our Health from Source to Tap
U.S. Envirnmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) created the first mandatory national program to protect public health through water quality regulation. This illustrated booklet outlines the basic standards set up in 1974 and the act’s subsequent transformation through the amendments of 1986 and 1996. Sections on source water protection and infrastructure improvements are included, as well as suggestions for actions to ensure safe drinking water in the future.

DWBLRG76DL/Booklet: 8 pp. (1999)

Price: $0.00


 
7th Annual State Onsite Wastewater Regulators Conference and concurrent 5th Annual Captains of Industry Conference
Natioanl Environmental Services Center

The State Onsite Regulators Alliance (SORA ) & Captains of Industry (COI) is an annual conference that provides regulators from each state with an opportunity to share ideas and discuss issues surrounding the onsite/decentralized wastewater industry. This conference also provides manufacturers a platform to meet and network with state or provincial level onsite wastewater regulatory officials from across the United States and Canada. Presentations from the 2006 conference are included on this interactive download.

WWCDRG73DL/Multiple Zip File 564.9 MB: 0 pp. (2006)

*Mac/Linux users after downloading file, begin by clicking on index.htm.

Price: $0.00
 
8th Annual State Onsite Wastewater Regulators Conference and concurrent 6th Annual Captains of Industry Conference
Natioanl Environmental Services Center

The State Onsite Regulators Alliance (SORA ) & Captains of Industry (COI) is an annual conference that provides regulators from each state with an opportunity to share ideas and discuss issues surrounding the onsite/decentralized wastewater industry. This conference also provides manufacturers a platform to meet and network with state or provincial level onsite wastewater regulatory officials from across the United States and Canada. Presentations from the 2007 conference are included on this interactive download.

WWCDRG74DL/Multiple Zip File 494.7 MB: 0 pp. (2007)

*All users after downloading, begin by clicking on index.htm

Price: $0.00


 
Giardia: Drinking Water Health Advisory
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Science and Technology; Office of Water

Giardia, a pathogenic microorganism, is transmitted to humans through contaminated water. This document describes Giardia, its transmission to and health effects in humans, treatment for the associated illness, and treatment processes that are required for its removal.

DWBLPE190DL/Booklet: 42 pp. (1999)

Price: $0.00
 
A Creative Combination : Merging Alternative Wastewater Treatment with Smart Growth
University of Rhode Island, Cooperative Extension Water Quality Program

Suburban sprawl has induced a need to design onsite wastewater treatment facilities to create a more practical and environmentally friendly option for unsewered areas. This manual discusses local planning and wastewater treatment options. Case studies, which include development and design for each, are included for revitalizing main street businesses through cluster systems, alternatives for harborside main streets, rebuilding a historic village with an alternative collection and treatment system, creating a new town center, building a rural economic center, and making new rural neighborhoods.

WWBKCS27DL/Book: 52 pp. (2005)

Price: $0.00


A Drop of Knowledge: The Non-operator’s Guide to Drinking Water Systems
A Drop of Knowledge: The Non-operator’s Guide to Drinking Water Systems
National Environmental Services Center, Rural Community Assistance Partnership, Inc.

RCAP has developed this guide to provide an overview of all of the technical aspects of a drinking water system so non-technical audiences can better understand what is involved in providing drinking water to communities.

DWBKMG174DL/Book: 52pp. (2011)

Price: $0.00
A Drop of Knowledge: The Non-operator’s Guide to Wastewater Systems
A Drop of Knowledge: The Non-operator’s Guide to Wastewater Systems
National Environmental Services Center, Rural Community Assistance Partnership, Inc.

RCAP has developed this guide to provide an overview of all of the technical aspects of a wastewater system so non-technical audiences can better understand what is involved in wastewater treatment.

WWBKMG73DL/Book: 60pp. (2011)

Price: $0.00


 
A Field Study to Compare Performance of Stainless Steel Research Monitoring Wells with Existing On-Farm Drinking Water Wells in Measuring Pesticide and Nitrate Concentraitons
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

Existing drinking water wells are widely used for the collection of groundwater samples to evaluate chemical contamination. This study compared data collected from existing wells with that collected from stainless steel research monitoring wells. The results could help determine which wells are more accurate in measuring contamination and in making decisions about future study designs. Data from 21 research wells and 78 existing on-farm wells was collected at 74 sites within the Little Coharie Watershed in eastern North Carolina for this study.

DWBKRE27DL/Book: 114 pp. (1998)

Price: $0.00
 
A Financial and Technical Assistance Guide to Programs for Rural Community Water and Sewer Infrastructure Development And Water Quality Management
New York State, Legislative Commission on Rural Resources

This guide presents information about the financial and/or technical assistance provided by public and not-for-profit agencies, university-based programs and other. These assistance agencies are described as to types of assistance provided, what communities are eligible, types of programs they support, and application procedures. This booklet is an excellent reference for state and local officials and other entities interest in seeking financial and technical help with water and sewer issues.

DWBLMG88DL/Booklet: 38 pp. (2006)

Price: $0.00


 
A Guide for the Septic System Owner
City of Scottsdale, Arizona, Water Quality/Water Resources

Septic tanks can provide years of safe and reliable treatment of your residential wastewater. But proper maintenance must be done to ensure this service continues. This booklet helps homeowners understand their responsibilities towards their septic system's operation.

WWBLPE131DL/Booklet: 19pp. (2005)

Price: $0.00
 
A Guide to Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources Protection at the State, Regional, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Level
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

This guide discusses critical infrastructure and resources with the goal of building a safer, more secure, and more resilient country at the state, regional, local, tribal, and territorial levels.

DWBKMG154DL/Book: 100 pp. (2008)

Price: $0.00


 
A Guide to Home Water Treatment
Michigan State University, Cooperative Extension Service

Many strategies can be used to treat home water quality problems. The best approach depends on what contaminants are present and at what levels, the homeowner's budget, and the willingness to maintain a treatment system. This bulletin helps consumers learn more about home water treatment systems.

DWFSGN44DL/Fact Sheet: 8 pp. (1990)

Price: $0.00
 
A Guide to Safety in Confined Spaces
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institut for Occupational Safety and Health

This booklet serves as a general guide for working in confined spaces, such as digesters, sewers, and septic tanks. It discusses hazards involved with confined spaces and precautions to take to reduce possible injury or death. The booklet provides a checklist to aid workers when entering a confined space to evaluate the situation and be prepared.

GNBLOM40DL/Booklet: 22 pp. (1987)

Price: $0.00


 
A Guide to Strategic Planning for Rural Communities
USDA Rural Development, Office of Community Development

This booklet provides a step-by-step guide for small community planners. Strategic plans are useful tools for any community that wishes to change and grow. A plan will help you see where you want to go and help you make the right decisions to get there. Additional sources of help for small community administrators are included.

DWBLMG86DL/Booklet: 17 pp. (1998)

Price: $0.00
 
A Guide to the Biosolids Risk Assessments for the EPA Part 503 Rule
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wastewater Management

EPA conducted a risk assessment process that led to the development of the Part 503 biosolids rule. This book takes the reader through the multiple-step risk assessment process, highlighting key features of biosolids surface disposal and incineration risk assessments.

WWBKRG66DL/Book: 156 pp. (1995)

Price: $0.00


 
A Handbook of Constructed Wetlands—Volume 1: General Considerations
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Services and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region III,

This volume provides general information about wetland hydrology, soils, and vegetation. It discusses the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of constructed wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic region.

WWBKDM83DL/Book: 53pp. (1994)

Price: $0.00
 
A Health Guide for the Public in Disaster Planning and Recovery
State of West Virginia, Department of Health & Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health

Acidity or low pH of drinking water is usually a result of natural geological conditions at the site. This pamphlet informs homeowners of the potential effects of acidic or alkaline pH and offers some tips for corrective actions.

DWBLPE334DL/Booklet: 36 pp. (2006)

Price: $0.00

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