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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:


Missouri Rural Water Assists Community After Leaks Drain System

Missouri Rural Water Assists Community After Leaks Drain System

PUXICO, Mo. – When the manager of Wayne/Butler County #4 started getting late-night calls from customers without water, she knew she needed help. Assistance from the Missouri Rural Water Association helped locate the leaks and restore water service. “I got the call at around 10 p.m. that night,” explained Brad Rayburn, a MRWA Circuit Rider. “They had customers without water…read more →
Watch Brian McManus from Texas Testify to House Ag Committee

Watch Brian McManus from Texas Testify to House Ag Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Brian McManus from Texas testified on July 17 to the House Agriculture Committee on the state of infrastructure in rural America. NRWA has two recordings of Sternberg’s testimony: one trimmed to only include remarks about Rural Water and a recording of the full hearing. Watch Rural Water Highlights below:   Watch the full hearing below:   Click…read more →
Characteristics of Working with Tribal Utilities: 2 PM CDT July 27

Characteristics of Working with Tribal Utilities: 2 PM CDT July 27

Characteristics of Working with Tribal Utilities: 2 PM CDT July 27  Register Now Tribal utilities possess unique characteristics developed form their specific cultural, political and economic backgrounds. Working with these systems requires both detailed knowledge of water and wastewater water operations, and experience with dealing with these unique cultural, political and economic characteristics. About the Presenter: Quintin Cox is a…read more →
NRWA Praises House of Representatives’ Proposal to Extend Drinking Water Service to Rural Communities

NRWA Praises House of Representatives’ Proposal to Extend Drinking Water Service to Rural Communities

NRWA Praises House of Representatives’ Proposal to Extend Drinking Water Service Rural Communities WASHINGTON, DC – The National Rural Water Association, the largest community-based water utility organization in the country, praises a new provision in the House Appropriations Committee Fiscal Year 2018 Agriculture Appropriations Bill. The committee passed the bill on July 12, 2017 and included a provision supported by NRWA to help…read more →