In 2010, NESC began offering its publications in electronic format only. Not only is this new format more environmentally friendly, but it also saves funding during these tight fiscal times.
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- On Tap magazine < View Online
On Tap magazine has reaches more than 26,000 readers across the U.S. Written for community leaders, water industry professionals, and others interested in small community drinking water treatment issues, On Tap informs people about technical, financial, operations and maintenance, management, source water protection, and health issues relevant to small drinking water systems.
- Tech Brief fact sheets < View Online
These four-page fact sheets are included in On Tap magazine. Each fact sheet provides concise, technical information about a drinking water treatment technology or issue relevant to small systems. They are written for drinking water professionals, particularly small system operators. Tables and descriptive illustrations are provided, as well as sources for more information.
- Small Flows
magazine < View Online
Combining two previous NSFC publications, the Small Flows newsletter and The Small Flows Journal, Small Flows magazine features news, technical, and educational articles. Topics cover a variety of small community wastewater issues, including treatment technologies, regulations, and finance. Included as an insert are peer-reviewed research journal articles.
- Pipeline newsletter < View Online
Popular with small community officials, citizens, maintenance and inspection personnel, and community educators, each quarterly issue of Pipeline focuses on a single wastewater topic and presents it in an easy-to-read format.
Drinking Water Archives
- On Tap newsletter <
This quarterly newsletter, formerly published by the National Drinking Water Clearinghouse, helped keep community leaders, water industry professionals, and others interested in drinking water issues informed about regulations, products, technologies, conservation, health, finance, and management issues relevant to America's small communities. This publication is out of print.
- Water Sense newsletter < Access
Written to help small community leaders learn about different ways to finance their drinking water projects, this former newsletter offered information about funding sources and funding criteria, financing resources, regulations, cost-saving strategies, and innovative financing mechanisms. This publication is out of print.
- Environmental Technology Initiative (ETI) Fact Sheets < Access Archives - As part of the ETI, the NSFC collected information from approximately 600 innovative wastewater technology projects and used it to create fact sheets designed to present information about suitable wastewater technology/practices for different situations.
- Small Flows newsletter
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In the year 2000, the Small Flows newsletter became the Small Flows Quarterly magazine. It features a wide range of topics related to small community wastewater, including: treatment technologies, design information, financial assistance, water quality, and public education. This publication is out of print.
- Small Flows Journal
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In the year 2000, the Small Flows Journal became a section in the Small Flows Quarterly magazine. The only peer-reviewed technical journal devoted specifically to the study of onsite and small community wastewater issues. Its articles encompass aspects of engineering, planning, water quality, and public administration. This publication is out of print.
- E-Train newsletter < Access Archives
(Drinking Water and Wastewater)
In 2007, this publication became a training section in both On Tap and Small Flows magazines. Information presenting profiles of exemplary training programs, environmental training, plus practical tips and techniques for successful environmental training for small communities. This publication is out of print.