Category: Events

Padalino remarks a highlight of rally opening

WASHINGTON, D.C. — John Padalino, Administrator for the Rural Utilities Service, spoke in the opening of the 2013 Rural Water Rally that was held Feb. 11-13 in Washington, D.C.  Padalino has long been considered a friend of Rural Water because of his early work in the industry and his work with RUS. The administrator’s comments… Read more »

Prairie du Sac wins taste test; almost skipped competition

PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis. – The staff of the Prairie du Sac water system watched the live video feed of the Great American Water Taste test, not even knowing they had made the five finalists. By the end of the ceremony, the Wisconsin village’s water had been judged the nation’s best-tasting. “It was a good… Read more »

Prairie du Sac wins Taste Test

WASHINGTON, D. C. – The Village of Prairie du Sac, Wis. won the golden medal award for best tasting water in the nation during the Great American Water Taste Test, held on Feb. 13 at the Rural Water Rally in Washington, D.C. The City of Emporia, Kan. won the silver medal and the City of… Read more »

NRWA Open 2013 Rural Water Rally

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Leaders of the National Rural Water Association opened the 2013 Rural Water Rally during a session held on February 12. The opening session began with speeches from NRWA President Doug Anderton. Anderton emphasized the need to build relationships with new representatives and to continue emphasizing rural water’s grassroots message. Senator Mark Pryor… Read more »