Steve Hogye is with the Sustainable Communities Team in U.S. EPA's Office of Wastewater Management. He has served as project officer for the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) and the Small Flows Clearinghouse. He also helped to develop EPA's voluntary national guidelines for the management of onsite and decentralized wastewater systems and the accompanying implementation handbook. Prior to his employment at US EPA, Mr. Hogye managed water supply and water quality programs for the Virginia Water Control Board.