Category: Technical Assistance

Georgia Rural Water Association Leak Detection featured in EPA Video

Hogansville, Ga. – The Georgia Rural Water Association is featured in an EPA video highlighting the drought response efforts of Hogansville, Ga. Georgia Rural Water located five leaks, including a very large leak of roughly 55,000 gallons per day. Repairing the leaks reduced the town’s unaccounted water from 38% to 18%. Repairing those leaks helped… Read more »

NYRWA finds Houghton leak over Holiday

HOUGHTON, N.Y. – The holiday’s typically come with a change of pace – business slows down, employees take vacation and college students move back home. That slowed pace make the holidays a perfect time for utility repairs. On December 30, the New York Rural Water Association received a call from David Stenzel, Superintendent of the… Read more »

Alabama Rural Water assists Beauregard

BEAUREGARD, Ala. – When a massive leak threatened to put thousands of the Beauregard Water Authority’s customers out of service, the small water utility contacted the Alabama Rural Water Association. Beauregard was losing 2,418 gallons per minute, leaving a third of the system on low pressure and threatening to completely drain the water tanks. ARWA… Read more »

KRWA assists Burr Oak with contaminated well

BURR OAK, Kan. – Doug Guenther and Greg Metz, Technical Assistants with the Kansas Rural Water Association, went to the City of Burr Oak on June 24th to assist with a loss of chlorine and helped restore a contaminated well threatening the community’s health. “I came at the request of Mayor Walter Wilson, because they… Read more »