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.



Albany - Operator Pics (3) Rural Water Responds to Massive Floods in Louisiana - KINDER, La. – The Louisiana Rural Water Association has been assisting small utilities reeling from historic flooding that covered 20 parishes, damaged over 60,000 homes, caused the evacuation of over… Read More »
courseplaceholder Navigating the Revised Total Coliform Rule: 2 p.m. CST Sept. 28 - Navigating the Revised Total Coliform Rule: 2 p.m. CST Sept. 28  Click Here to Register The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  published the Revised Total Coliform Rule in the Federal Register… Read More »
Destin-Water-Users Destin Donates Generators; Supports FRWA Rapid Response and Recovery - TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Heavy storms and flooding left several small water utilities in need of assistance. When the Florida Rural Water Association responded, they had three extra generators, thanks to… Read More »
iu South Carolina Rural Water Assists Short-Handed Utility - LORIS, S. C. – When the long-time city administrator and city clerk of Loris, S.C. retired, the small town of 2,400 the public water system was left with no experienced… Read More »
TAX_002 Nevada Rural Water Assists Tribe with Automation Problems - SCHURZ, Nev. – When the Walker River Paiute Tribe’s water system was shutting down with an unexplained high pressure alarm, Nevada Rural Water Association’s Ryan Kolda came to assist. Kolda… Read More »




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