National Rural Water Association

The Nation’s Largest Water and Wastewater Utility Membership Association

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About NRWA

The National Rural Water Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to training, supporting, and promoting the water and wastewater professionals that serve small communities across the United States. The mission of NRWA is to strengthen State Associations.



NRWA has a portfolio of federally-funded programs to support small and rural water and wastewater systems across the Nation. These programs are an essential part of our Association and help bridge the gap between regulatory requirements and available resources in rural America.


Annual Events

Water Pro Conference

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Rural Water Rally

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Future In-Service Training

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WaterPro Conference and StormCon to Collaborate in 2021

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American West Fighting Raging Wildfires

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The Rural Water Perspective

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Rural Water Responds to Devastating Hurricane Laura

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Join NRWA Today!

We invite you to join our nationwide partnership of rural water and wastewater professionals. Support our grassroots efforts to ensure that Americans continue to have safe drinking water and a clean environment.