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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Infrastructure

Rural Community Assistance Partnership Success Stories
Examples of successful projects that have addressed rural environmental health, water systems, and waste disposal.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Community Assistance Partnership
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Affordability and Capacity Issues of Small Water and Wastewater Systems: A Case for Regionalization of Small Systems
Reports on how small towns can provide water and wastewater services and discusses the challenges in developing and maintaining them. Includes a case study and provides policy recommendations.
Author(s): Deb Martin
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Community Assistance Partnership
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Rural Connections
Published twice a year, each issue focuses on a particular topic of interest to residents in the Western U.S. Contributors include researchers, faculty, and professionals throughout the nation. Examples of past topics include health communities, water, food security, sustainability, renewable energy, and emergency preparedness.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: Western Rural Development Center
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Border 2020: U.S.- Mexico Environmental Program
Identifies strategies to be taken in partnership among U.S. border tribes, federal, state, and 78 local governments in the U.S. and Mexico to protect the environment and public health in the U.S.-Mexico border region.
Additional links: En Español
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Rural Community Assistance Corporation: Rural Stories
Shares stories of rural communities working together to overcome major challenges. Project topics include infrastructure, housing, disaster relief, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
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Rural Matters
Newsletter focused on environmental and infrastructure development issues facing rural communities related to water and wastewater systems.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: Rural Community Assistance Partnership
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FHWA Rural & Small Community Transportation Planning
Provides information resources to support transportation planning in small and rural communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Federal Highway Administration
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