Sustainable Management for Rural and Small Systems Tools
USDA and EPA Joint Project

Rural and Small Systems Guidebook to Sustainable Utility Management
The guidebook provides rural and small systems with a series of steps to help them assess their operations based on key management areas that align closely with the attributes.

Workshop in a Box: Sustainable Management of Rural and Small Systems Workshops
This tool contains a series of materials and instructions to help both rural and small systems and service providers market and conduct workshops based on the guidebook.

Workshop in a Box Supplemental Materials
The following materials include sample workshop presentations, worksheets for participants, sample agendas, and other materials designed to help systems and service providers successfully conduct workshops: