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:

Florida Uses Ground Penetrating Radar to Locate Sewer Lines - NAVARRE BEACH, Fla. – It was a potential nightmare scenario: a punctured high-pressure wastewater line spraying raw sewage into the Gulf of Mexico. When the community of Navarre Beach needed… Read More »
vid pic2 Georgia Rural Water Association Leak Detection featured in EPA Video - Hogansville, Ga. – The Georgia Rural Water Association is featured in an EPA video highlighting the drought response efforts of Hogansville, Ga. Georgia Rural Water located five leaks, including a… Read More »
courseplaceholder Introduction to Performing Energy Use Assessments at Water and Wastewater Systems: 2 p.m. CST April 14 - Introduction to Performing Energy Use Assessments at Water and Wastewater Systems is scheduled for 2 p.m. central on April 14. Click Here to Register The National Rural Water Association is… Read More »
Screenshot (7) WaterPro Conference Registration Now Open - DUNCAN, Okla. — Registration is now open for the 2016 WaterPro Conference, to be held Sept. 12-14 in Orlando, Florida. Attendees can register at waterproconference.org. Special discounts are available for… Read More »
USDA Rural Development Lowers Interest Rates - Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced new, low rates for their Rural Utility Services loan programs. The following rates will be effective on April 1: Market:… 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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