Rural water supply and sewer systems

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Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress , [Washington, D.C.]
Water-supply, Rural -- United States, Sewage disposal, Rural -- United S
Other titlesCRS report for Congress.
StatementClaudia Copeland.
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1999, 98-64 ENRa.
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16342493M

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Rural Water Supply and Sewer Systems: Background Information Congressional Research Service Summary The Safe Drinking Water Act and the Clean Water Act impose requirements regarding drinking water quality and wastewater treatment in rural areas.

Approximately 27% of the U.S. population lives in areas defined by the Census Bureau as rural. future research and development of water supply systems in the area. Understanding these aspects of rural water supply systems can give an insight into developing a useful strategy that can potentially address water supply system with lasting benefits over time for the intended communities.

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This report discusses the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Clean Water Act, which impose requirements regarding drinking water quality and wastewater treatment in rural areas.

Approximately 27% of the U.S. population lives in areas defined by the Census Bureau as rural. Many rural communities need to complete water and waste disposal projects to improve the public health and environmental Cited by: 5.

Get this from a library. Rural water supply and sewer systems: background information. [Claudia Copeland; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.; Committee for the National Institute for the Environment.] -- The Safe Drinking Water Act and the Clean Water Act impose requirements regarding drinking water quality and wastewater treatment in rural areas.

In addition, according to the last census with data on water supply systems, 15% of people in the United States are on individual water supply systems.

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