Water: Small Systems and Capacity Development
Small Public Water Systems and Capacity Development
This Web site is designed to help small system owners and operators, state and tribal agencies, technical assistance providers, and consumers learn more about helping small water systems provide safe drinking water and protect public health. Every state has a capacity development program to help small systems improve their finances, management, infrastructure, and operations.
What can I find on this website?
community involvement in protecting public health, and the concept of capacity development.
and related resources for states and technical assistance providers.
EPA’s drinking water regulations.
and resources to guide assistance efforts.
maintaining their distribution systems and to provide support for routine
sampling and treatment technology decisions.
such as system operation and maintenance, long-term planning, and rate-setting.
aspects of water system operation and maintenance, and resources on developing
a rate structure and financial planning for infrastructure repair and replacement.
understanding drinking water regulations and to help systems achieve compliance
and develop technical, managerial, and financial capacity.
and financial assistance for small water systems.
Memorandum of Agreement between EPA and USDA:
Promoting Sustainable Rural Water and Wastewater Systems