Monument Valley, Navajo Nation
Information for Tribes and Tribal Assistance Providers
Read the latest posts from the SmallWaterSupply.org blog on topics relevant to tribal water supplies. Visit our blog archive for additional articles.
We've already talked about the challenges our survey respondents said were facing tribal utilities; now we talk about the training topics they wanted to see covered.
Tribal P2 network keeps environmental professionals abreast of news and resources.
Free online training helps tribal water managers obtain utility management certificate.
Lessons learned from combining in-person and distance education to train tribally-owned water systems.
RCAC uses an innovative approach to help tribal operators understand system O&M procedures.
Tribal Contact Manager
The tribal contact manager is a listing of all of the national, state, and regional groups that serve tribal water and wastewater systems and operators. With easy-to-use filters, providers assisting tribes within a designated geographic area can be identified. Development of the contact manager has been in partnership with USEPA and IHS, based on recommendations from the Infrastructure Task Force To Improve Access to Safe Drinking Water and Basic Sanitation in Indian Country.
Watch the video below for a demonstration on using the contact manager.
While tribal water and wastewater systems share many of the same characteristics as other small and rural systems, they do also experience unique challenges. The following links include a variety of resources designed specifically for tribes and the providers who serve them.
Past Issues of Tribal Utility News