National Rural Water Association through its State Rural Water affiliates is the nation’s largest water and wastewater utility membership association with over 31,000 members.


eventsNRWA Events

The National Rural Water Association’s two main annual events are the WaterPro Conference and the Rural Water Rally. The WaterPro Conference brings together water and wastewater utility systems – large and small, municipal and rural – for sessions in operations, management, boardsmanship and governance.  NRWA hosts the Rural Water Rally in Washington, D.C. to support infrastructure funding for our members.  This event includes the Great American Water Taste Test.

trainingTechnical Assistance and Training

Rural Water is the premier trainer of the water and wastewater industry.  State Rural Water Associations train over 100,000 people annually. Rural Water training and technical assistance helps communities comply with the the Safe Drinking Water Act and Clean Water Act.  Our Association believes in empowering local entities by providing the knowledge and resources they need.

 

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NRWA is a grassroots organization founded on the principle of neighbors helping each other.  Membership dues allow NRWA to provide critically-needed assistance to rural and small communities, and represent their interests in Washington, D.C.  Get involved with great people, stay on top of events that affect you, and support America’s water and wastewater professionals!  Become a member of NRWA today.

 

News:

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Easthampton, Mass has nation’s best tasting water

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Easthampton Water Department from Easthampton, Mass. won the gold medal for best tasting water and the 16th annual Great American Water Taste Test, held as part… Read More »
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Acting Administrator Honors States for Emergency Response

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jasper Schneider, acting administrator of the Rural Utilities Service, honored three states during the NRWA Rural Water Rally in Washington, D.C. “The administrator’s coin is really the… Read More »
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NRWA Opens 2015 Rural Water Rally

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Rural Water Association opened the 2015 Rural Water Rally on February 10th with a ceremony that included speeches from NRWA President Charles Hilton, Congressman Robert Aderholt,… Read More »

Rural Water Rally Webcam

The NRWA WebCam will be streaming from the Rural Water Rally during registration and the Great American Water Taste Test. Watch live streaming video from nrwa at livestream.com

Nebraska Rural Water helps Ashland with sustainability

ASHLAND, Neb. – The City of Ashland, Neb. has been looking for ways to save money and improve the function of their water utility. Now, with the help of the… Read More »

Affinity Programs


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The National Rural Water Association has a new series of affinity programs to support small water and wastewater utilities across the country. These programs will be available through State Rural Water Associations as a benefit for their members.

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