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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.


  

2017 WaterPro Conference

WaterPro is the annual conference of the National Rural Water Association and is designed to bring together water and wastewater utility systems – large and small, municipal and rural – for sessions in operations, management, boardsmanship and governance.

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Technical 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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Support Rural Water

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:


Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule: 2 PM CDT June 1

Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule: 2 PM CDT June 1 Register Now This webinar will review the Stage 1 Rule and the steps systems were required to take to move into the State 2 Rule. It will discuss the Initial Distribution System Evaluation options, compliance schedules, the final report and moving into the required compliance monitoring requirements. About the…read more →
Rural Water Assists Arizona Wastewater Plant with Bulked Sludge

Rural Water Assists Arizona Wastewater Plant with Bulked Sludge

TIERRA GRANDE, Ariz. – When the Wastewater Plant in Tierra Grande, Ariz. had bulked sludge interfering with the hydraulics of the system, they contacted the Rural Water Association of Arizona for assistance. “The sludge had accumulated on the inlet side of the clarifier’s inlet baffled wall,” said Nathan Long, an EPA Wastewater Program Training Specialist with RWAA. “The system was…read more →

NRWA Hosting Live Chat on ServLine Water Loss Insurance June 14

DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association will host a live chat on the ServLine insurance offered as part of the association's Products and Services Portfolio at 2 p.m. CDT on June 14. Utilities interested in learning more about how ServLine protects systems and customers from financial loss can log in to ask questions and discuss options. Those interested can sign…read more →
Sustainable Utility Management: 12p.m. CDT May 25

Sustainable Utility Management: 12p.m. CDT May 25

Sustainable Utility Management: 12p.m. CDT May 25  Register Now Everyone talks about the importance of sustainability these days. But what does that word really mean for water and wastewater utilities? The Workshop in a Box is a collaborative effort between USDA and USEPA. The Workshop gives you the tools to assess your strengths and weaknesses using the Ten Attributes of…read more →
Rural Water Loan Helps Utility Acquire Grant, Comply with State Law

Rural Water Loan Helps Utility Acquire Grant, Comply with State Law

THREE RIVERS, Calif. – When California’s Proposition 50 created new state regulations for drinking water treatment, the North Kaweah Mutual Water Company found itself in need of a $1.99 million upgrade to meet the new requirements. The utility of 80 connections could apply for a state grant for the project, but they still needed funds to generate the plans and…read more →