Category: News

Hilton speaks at SDWA 40th anniversary forum

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Rural Water Association President Charles Hilton spoke during a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act held on Dec. 9th at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The event was hosted by a collection of water organizations, including the American Water Works Association, the Association of… 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 »

NRWA announces Septic Insight webinar

DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association has announced a webinar, “Know your Septic System – Save Money” for 2 p.m. CST on December 18th. The webinar will focus on the information presented in the new Septic Insight mobile application. Despite their simple design, common septic tanks rely on a number of complex chemical and… Read more »

Rural Water Spotlight: Grady Rural Water #6

Part of our series Rural Water Spotlight. See more stories in the newest issue of Rural Water magazine. AMBER, Okla. – In a metal building west of the small Oklahoma town of Amber, Paul Jones is gathering his staff around a wall filled with color-coded pipe maps and a whiteboard scrawled with the day’s priorities…. Read more »

Hilton elected NRWA President

SEATTLE, Wash. – Charles Hilton from South Carolina was elected to serve as President of the National Rural Water Association on Wednesday, October 8th in Seattle, Wash. Hilton was elected to the board of the South Carolina Rural Water Association in 1991 and to the NRWA board in 1999. Hilton opened is inaugural speech by addressing… Read more »

Anderton named NRWA Man of the Year

SEATTLE, Wash. – Outgoing National Rural Water Association President Doug Anderton was named NRWA Man of the Year during the annual Tribute to Excellence awards ceremony on Monday, October 6th in Seattle, Wash. “It’s not every year that we present the Man/Woman of the Year award,” said Awards Committee Chairman Kent Watson, an NRWA board… Read more »

WaterPro 2014 photo galleries

Check out all the great photos taken at the 2014 WaterPro Conference – award winners, exhibitors, speakers and attendee photos are shared in these galleries.  Seattle hosted one of NRWA’s most successful Annual Conferences ever!  Plan on attending WaterPro 2015 in Oklahoma City, September 28-30.

Florida wins Association of the Year; Anderton Man of the Year

SEATTLE, Wash. – The National Rural Water Association held its annual Tribute to Excellence awards ceremony as part of the WaterPro Conference on Monday, October 6th in Seattle, Wash. The Florida Rural Water Association was named the Association of the Year. “This Association endeavors to achieve as much as possible with the resources available for… Read more »

NRWA opens 2014 WaterPro Conference

SEATTLE, Was. – The National Rural Water Association opened its 2014 WaterPro Conference during a ceremony on Monday, Oct. 6th in Seattle, Wash. Over 2,000 water and wastewater professionals from across the nation assembled for the open of the three-day conference. Speeches this year focused on the beginning of rural water, the effort it takes… Read more »