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.



iu MassRWA Assists Easthampton Wastewater Plant - NORTHFIELD, Mass. – When Easthampton, Mass. was in danger of violating the suspended solids portion of their wastewater discharge permit, the community contacted the Mass Rural Water Association for assistance.…… Read More »
iu Iowa Rural Water Saves Community $75,000 in Wastewater Upgrade - NEWTON, Iowa – When the City of Panama, Iowa needed to upgrade its wastewater treatment system to comply with stricter Ammonia, Nitrogen and E-Coli disinfection standards, the community of 250…… Read More »
West Virginia Spends Months Assisting Elkins Road - SCOTT DEPOT, W.V. – A defining feature of Rural Water technical assistance is longevity – circuit riders make repeated visits over a period of weeks and months to assist utilities.…… Read More »
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Home2 WaterPro Community Launches New Interface, Offers 30 Day Free Trial - DUNCAN, Okla. — The WaterPro Community launched a new, updated interface today, bringing a new look and new functionality to the online community of water professionals. The WaterPro Online Community,…… Read More »




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