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SERCAP - IPR-Flex Housing Project - Page County
Currently, SERCAP’s Housing Department is assisting a low-income family of five living in Page County, VA. The clients have lived in their home since 2006 (approximately 16 years), but just recently began experiencing difficulty with their individual household wastewater disposal system, specifically because of a failed septic system. However, due to their low-income status, they were unable to afford the cost of replacing the existing failed septic system on their own, without causing serious financial hardship...
SERCAP - EJ Project - Eastern Shore of Virginia
According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Environmental Justice is: “the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.” ...
SERCAP - Web Image - Safe Drinking Water for All
Currently, SERCAP’s Regional Program is funding the installation of a new touch-less water filling station for the students, faculty, and staff at Sugar Grove Elementary School in Smyth County, VA. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, traditional drinking fountains are no longer being used in public schools, instead they have been replaced by touch-less water filling or hydration stations...
SERCAP - Web Image - for Individual Household Well Loans
Currently, SERCAP’s Certified CDFI (Community Development Financial Institution) Loan Fund is assisting a low-income man, who is living with a disability, in Pittsylvania County, VA, to get a new individual household well installed at his home. Recently, he began experiencing several issues with his old well, including having very low water pressure or no water pressure at all...
SERCAP - Web Image - for Housing Rehabilitation Projects
Currently, SERCAP’s Housing Department is assisting a low-income single woman living in Buckingham County, VA. The client lives in her home alone, and recently began experiencing difficulty with both her individual household well and septic system. However, due to her low-income status, she was unable to afford the cost of repairing the well and septic system on her own, without causing serious financial hardship...
SERCAP - Web Image - for TA Projects
Currently, SERCAP’s Regional Program is continuing to work with its partners on the Eastern Shore of Virginia to conduct additional water sampling, this time in the Town of Exmore, Virginia. SERCAP’s Technical Assistance Providers (TAPs) recently collected additional water samples from several homes in Exmore, VA, and conducted analysis of the samples...
SERCAP - Web Image - for Essential & Critical Needs Program
Currently, SERCAP’s Essential & Critical Needs Program is assisting a low-income senior woman living in Russell County, VA, to have a water meter and public service-line installed at her home in order to connect her to public water. SERCAP’s Essential & Critical Needs Program provides eligible low-to-moderate income (LMI) homeowners with small grants to address critical water and wastewater needs...
SERCAP - Web Image - for Housing Rehabilitation Projects
Recently, SERCAP’s Housing Department assisted a low-income elderly couple living in Montgomery County, VA. The couple has been living in their home for 47-years, but recently noticed that their home is in need of some critical repairs and replacements. The clients were desperately in need of a new roof and critical repairs to their front porch, in order to make their home safe...