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.



Untitled-1 USDA Launches Uplift America Partnership - WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives from National Rural Water Association recently attended the launch of Uplift America, a new USDA partnership designed to increase investment in the nation’s poorest rural communities.… Read More »
courseplaceholder Comprehensive Water Audits: 2 p.m. CST Aug. 18 - Comprehensive Water Audits: 2 p.m. CST Aug. 18 Click Here to Register Learn the difference between a basic water audit and a comprehensive water audit so that your system can… Read More »
WaterPro Advantage NRWA adds Lifestyle Health Plans and IRIS Public Notification to Advantage Programs - DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association has added two new WaterPro Advantage programs for the benefit of NRWA and state association members. The first is Lifestyle Health Plans,… Read More »
waterwood Rural Water Loan Assists Waterwood with Wastewater Renovation - YALAHA, Fla. – The Waterwood Community Association’s wastewater plant had been in operation for 32 years, and needed complete renovation to meet current regulatory standards. The community of 128 homes… Read More »
low interest 2 USDA Lowers WEP Interest Rates - The average rate for the 11 Bond Buyers Index has gone down during the last three months resulting in reduced interest rates for the Rural Utility Service Water and Waste… Read More »




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