External Resources and Other Funding Sources
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide webinar using ePER on streamlining and simplifying the process for small communities to gain improved access to funding from the USDA's Rural Utility Service for water and waste water infrastructure. Focus areas for this effort have included an interagency template for the Preliminary Engineering Report (PER), an application portal called RD Apply, and a software portal that automates the development of PERs for consulting engineers called the electronic Preliminary Engineering Report (ePER).

Thursday, April 19th - 12:00PM (CST)
Register HERE

The Texas Water Development Board's (TWDB) Water Loss Audit and Leak Detection Workshops available to retail public water suppliers across Texas. For additional information and to view upcoming workshops, please visit the TWDB's Water Loss Audit Resources webpage.

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) is providing two webinar presentations in coordination with the Texas Workforce Commission to celebrate fair housing in Texas. The series will feature training sessions that are designed to introduce, add to, or refresh your general fair housing knowledge.

Tuesday April 17 - 2:00PM
Register HERE

The NADO Research Foundation has recently begun a partnership with the Environmental Finance Center Network to collaborate on the Smart Management for Small Water Systems Program.  The program, funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, provides free training and technical assistance to small public water systems in all fifty states and five territories.  These services are delivered through in-person workshops, webinars, and individualized technical assistance.

External Resource Links:

USDA Seeks Applications for Funding to Increase Access to E-Connectivity/Broadband in Unserved Rural Areas

Winter 2017 Integrity Bulletin: Key Components of Financial Management for CPD Grants

Previous Bulletins (HUD Website)

Web-based Instructional System for Environmental Reviews (WISER)

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) offers free workshops pertaining to Revised Total Coliform Rule

TX-PACE: An overview for Local Government Officials