Small Systems

Welcome to ASDWA’s Small Systems section. “Small systems” are defined by the Safe Drinking Water Act and by U.S. EPA as those serving populations of less than 10,000 persons. In addition, many programs and tools are targeted specifically at the smallest of the small system size categories – those serving populations of less than 3300.

Looking for the CapCert Community? ASDWA maintains state and EPA-only materials on our CapCert Community webpage [requires login]. Simply log into the website and you’ll see the Community listed under Small Systems in the top navigation. Don’t have an ASDWA login? State and EPA employees can request access by submitting a Login Request Form.

National Capacity Development and Operator Certification Workshop: 2018

View presentations and materials from the 2018 National Capacity Development and Operator Certification Workshop, held August 8-10, 2018 in Indianapolis, IN. Download all presentations from the Workshop.

13th Annual US EPA Drinking Water Workshop: August 2016

View presentations and materials from the 13h Annual US EPA Drinking Water Workshop – Small Drinking Water Systems: Challenges and Solutions, held August 23-25, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency in Cincinnati, OH. You can review the agenda, all of the presentations, and the detailed flip chart notes from the small group breakout sessions. Download a ZIP containing all of the materials from the Workshop.

Region 1-5 Capacity Development and Operator Certification Workshop: August 2017

View presented materials from the 2017 Multi-Regional Capacity Development and Operator Certification Workshop held August 14-16, 2017 in Arlington, VA. Download all presentations from the Workshop.

2017 Multi-Regional OpCert_CapDev Workshop – Agenda

 

CapCert Connections

ASDWA’s CapCert Connections is for state drinking water program operator certification and capacity development coordinators. Our goal is to share timely, informative articles designed to help make your efforts easier to accomplish; give you insights into what your peers are working on; and keep you up to date with meetings, workshops, and other plan-ahead events. We hope that this blog will encourage greater collaboration between the Capacity Development and Operator Certification programs and enhance the ability of both programs to support drinking water systems across the United States. Subscribe or search the archives at the CapCert Connections blog site [http://capcertconnections.asdwa.org].
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