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.



Cleh7zEUgAE88zD NRWA hosts 2016 In-Service - LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Over 400 Rural Water staff from across the U.S. gathered in Little Rock, Ark. as the National Rural Water Association opened their annual in-service training on… Read More »
IMG_4056 WVRWA Trains Utilities in Emergency Response - SCOTT DEPOT, W.V. – The West Virginia Rural Water Association hosted an emergency response training session for water and wastewater utilities May 24 and 25 in Scott Depot, W.V. “West… Read More »
IMG_4188(crop) NRWA Hosts Successful Water District Forum - WASHINGTON, D.C. – Water Professionals from water districts, regional systems and Rural Water Associations across the country met to receive high-level briefings and discuss water industry issues at the Second… Read More »
courseplaceholder VFDs: Practical Use and Real Economics for Water Systems : 2 p.m. CST July 21 - VFDs: Practical Use and Real Economics for Water Systems : 2 p.m. CST July 21   Click Here to Register This webinar will discuss the practical uses and limitations of variable… Read More »
Village Slide WaterPro Conference adds previews for Lock Village and Physical Security Presentation - The WaterPro conference has recognized the growing importance of Physical Security for our water infrastructure. The 2016 WaterPro conference will include sessions dedicated to Physical Security and the new Locks… Read More »




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