Category: Conference

Registration Open for the 2017 WaterPro Conference, Sept. 18-20 in Reno, Nev.

DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association opened registration for the 2017 WaterPro Conference, scheduled for Sept. 18-20 in Reno, Nev. Those planning to attend the conference can register at waterproconference.org/register/attendee/ The conference room block is now also open to accept reservations. Housing information can be found at waterproconference.org/travel/hotel/ WaterPro is the annual conference… Read more »

NRWA Seeks Industry Experts to Present at 2017 WaterPro Conference

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DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association has opened the call for presentations for the 2017 WaterPro Conference to be held Sept. 18-20 in Reno, Nev. Those who wish to submit presentations for consideration can fill out the form at www.waterproconference.org/call. All topics relevant to the water industry will be considered, but special consideration… Read more »

Successful 2016 WaterPro Features Games Show, New Sessions and Agency Partnerships

DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association’s WaterPro Conference in Orlando, Fla. has been rated as one of the association’s most successful conferences. This year’s conference drew over 2,000 water professionals from across the nation, and drew high praise on post conference surveys. When asked to rate how likely they were to recommend the… Read more »

Fletcher Elected NRWA President; Directors Voted to Executive Board

ORLANDO, Fla. – Steve Fletcher of Illinois was elected as the President of the National Rural Water Association during meetings held at the WaterPro Conference in Orlando, Fla. Fletcher was inaugurated during a luncheon on Sept. 14. Fletcher will lead an executive board that includes Senior Vice President Steve Wear of Arkansas, Vice-President David Baird… Read more »

Schwartz Wins Cronquist Lifetime Achievement Award

ORLANDO, Fla. – Dennis Schwartz was awarded the Clark Cronquist Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Tribute to Excellence awards ceremony, held Sept. 13 during the WaterPro Conference in Orlando, Fla. “There are people in our midst who have worked tirelessly, almost their entire lives, to benefit rural and small systems,” said Paul Fulgham, chair… Read more »

City of Vassar and Centerville City win Environmental, Energy Efficiency Awards

ORLANDO, Fla. – Two cities earned recognition during the annual Tribute to Excellence awards ceremony, held on Sept. 12 during the WaterPro Conference in Orlando, Fla. The City of Vassar, Mich. Won the Environmental Achievement Award and Centerville City, Utah won the Energy Efficiency Award. “Utilities members have always been the true environmentalists and the… Read more »

Texas Wins State Association of the Year at Awards Ceremony

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Texas Rural Water Association received the State Association of the Year award at the annual Tribute to Excellence awards ceremony, held on Sept. 13 at the WaterPro Conference in Orlando, Fla. “The most prestigious and most honored award is the State Association of the Year,” said Paul Fulgham, chair of the… Read more »

NRWA Opens 2016 WaterPro Conference in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. – The National Rural Water Association opened the 2016 WaterPro Conference with a morning session on Sept. 12 in Orlando, Fla. The opening included speeches from NRWA President Charles Hilton, Rural Utilities Service Administrator Brandon McBride and NRWA CEO Sam Wade. The speeches examined the past, present and future of Rural Water, highlighting… Read more »

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 and Physical Security Village, which will provide a unique, hands-on instruction on locks and their operation. While physical security training has become a standard feature… Read more »