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Rural Water Assists in Pump Repair; Prevents Hospital and Nursing Home from Losing Service

FAYETTE, Miss. – When the City of Fayette, Miss. lost its last booster pump, the community’s nursing home and hospital were in danger of losing service. Assistance from the Mississippi […]

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NRWA’s Region 8 Environmental Finance Center to Host Forum on April 16-17 in Casper, Wyoming

DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association’s Environmental Finance Center working in partnership with the EPA Region 8 office and the EPA Water Infrastructure Resiliency Finance Center will host […]

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Sustainable Utility Management: 2 PM CST April 12

New Webinar: Sustainable Utility Management: 2 PM CST April 12 Register Now This webinar will cover the Workshop in a Box and will help water and wastewater professionals prioritize the […]

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NRWA Statement on Small Water Systems – False Narrative

The National Rural Water Association (NRWA) cautions policymakers against accepting the “false narrative” that small and rural community water systems are unsustainable and new federal statutory and regulatory authority to […]

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NRWA Statement on Water Utility Sustainability

DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association fully supports continued education, training and technical assistance to enhance the sustainability of the nation’s water and wastewater utilities. In recent months, […]

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Public Assistance- Rebuilding Communities After Disasters Part 3: 2 PM CST February 28

Public Assistance- Rebuilding Communities After Disasters Part 3: 2 PM CST February 28 Register Now In the third and final session, we will discuss how to gain access to and […]

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Rural Water, Neighboring Community, Assist When Line Break Empties Banner Elk Water Tanks

BANNER ELK, N.C. – When a massive line break drained the tanks of Banner Elk, N.C., assistance from the North Carolina Rural Water Association and the neighboring community of Beech […]

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Source Water Protection and SDWA Compliance: 2 PM CST February 22

Source Water Protection and SDWA Compliance: 2 PM CST February 22   Register Now This webinar will cover several case studies showcasing source water protection in Idaho, including ground degradation […]

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Public Assistance- Rebuilding Communities After Disasters Part 2: 2 PM CST February 21

Public Assistance- Rebuilding Communities After Disasters Part 2: 2 PM CST February 21   Register Now In Part 2 of the series, we will discuss the process on how to […]

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New York Rural Water Helps Utility Plan for Sustainability; Saves Community $10,000

MAYFIELD, N.Y. – The process goes by the unassuming name of Workshop in a Box. It is a method for analyzing the functions of water and wastewater utilities, then creating […]

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Arcadia Water Utility of Wisconsin Named Nations Best-Tasting Water

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Three smiling representatives from the Arcadia Water Utility in Arcadia, Wisc. walked onto the stage to accept the Gold Medal Award for the best tasting water at […]

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Great American Water Taste Test to Stream Live at 12:30 PM Eastern

The National Rural Water Association will stream the Great American Water Taste Test live on this page at 12:30 p.m. EST. The stream will also be carried on NRWA’s Facebook, […]

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NRWA Opens 2018 Rural Water Rally with Speeches from Sen. John Hoeven and Anne Hazlett

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Rural Water Association opened the 2018 Rural Water Rally with approximately 350 rural water professionals in attendance on Feb. 2 in Washington, D.C. VIP speakers […]

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Rural Water Assists Southern Utilities Struggling with Extreme Cold

DUNCAN, Okla. –  When extremely cold temperatures moved through the Southern U.S in January, several water utilities struggled with hard freezes, broken pipes and low pressure. Rural Water professionals from […]

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Rural Water Gives Hope to Puerto Rican Utilities Without Water for Months

NARANJITO, Puerto Rico – The Las Cruces water system in Naranjito, Puerto Rico lost power when Hurricane Maria made landfall on Sept. 20, 2017. The system was without power for […]

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Public Assistance- Rebuilding Communities After Disasters Part 1: 2 PM CST February 14

Public Assistance- Rebuilding Communities After Disasters Part 1: 2 PM CST February 14  Register Now About the Series: The Public Assistance program is a federal disaster grant assistance program for […]

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NRWA Opens Call for Abstracts for 2018 WaterPro Conference in Fort Worth, Texas

DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association has opened a call for abstracts for the 2018 WaterPro Conference, to be held Sept. 17-19 in Fort Worth, Texas. Experts interested […]

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Rural Water Assists City When Water Tanks Run Dry

WHITE BIRD, Idaho – When their water tanks suddenly went dry, the City of White Bird, Idaho called the Idaho Rural Water Association for assistance. “They thought there must be […]

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