Renters of homes with private wells are among the populations most vulnerable to unsafe water supplies.
In this episode we’re chatting with Mark Johnson of RCAP Solutions about his own experience as renter in Vermont, challenges in reaching both renters and landlords, and advice for those who want to ensure their water is safe.
- Tidbit: Is manganese in water a concern?
- Meet Mark
- Mark’s Water Hero: John Leal
- Rights of renters in Vermont
- Mark’s experience nitrate in a private well as a renter
- Lessons learned from outreach to landlords
- Advice for renters with a private well
- RCAP’s private well program
- RCAP Solutions on Twitter
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About the Guest
Mark has worked with rural communities in Vermont on water and wastewater issues since 2015 and manages RCAP Solutions’ EPA-funded Private Well Program. He has 20 years of experience in the drinking water profession and recently became Deputy Director of Community Resources at RCAP Solutions. Prior to moving to VT, he worked as a Water Quality Engineer at an investor-owned water utility in California and as a water operator at a small municipal utility in Maine. Professional licenses: certified in drinking water distribution and treatment as well as cross-control and backflow prevention. Education: B.S. in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University, Boston.