TULSA, Okla. – Over 400 Rural Water staff from across the U.S. gathered in Tulsa, Okla. as the National Rural Water Association opened their annual in-service training on June 5. This annual event provides the training and education necessary for Rural Water staff to remain the foremost experts in the water industry.
“This is one of my favorite meetings,” said NRWA CEO Sam Wade, “because this meeting is about improving ourselves.”
Edna Primrose, USDA Rural Utilities Service Assistant Administrator for the Water and Environmental Program spoke at the opening session.
Training covers all aspects of rural water, including association management, marketing, accounting and technical assistance. Technical training focuses on improving the assistance provided to utilities through the drinking water, wastewater and source water protection programs.