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NRWA Grateful for Congressional Appropriations Providing Robust Funding to Support Rural Water Infrastructure

The National Rural Water Association (NRWA) is grateful for the beneficial support of Congress with its recent approval of robust funding levels targeted to rural America. These appropriations will provide […]

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Assistant Administrator Helps Open 2018 NRWA In-Service

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. […]

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Rural Water Loan Helps Village Replace Meters, Eliminate 40% Water Loss

Rural Water Loan Fund Want to learn more about the Rural Water Loan Fund? Read more in the upcoming August issue of Rural Water magazine or Click Here BARODA, Mich. […]

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Rural Water Rate Study Puts Town on Path of Stability

NORWOOD, N.C. – The Town of Norwood, N. C. was faced with the costs of servicing the new debts required to upgrade their water and wastewater system, but a rate […]

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Rural Water Sewer Cam Helps Locate Blockage

GRANVILLE, N. D. – When the Community of Granville couldn’t locate a sewer blockage that was causing sewage backups for residents, they contacted the North Dakota Rural Water Systems Association. […]

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Idaho RWA Assists City with Lost Water, Turbidity, After Runoff Damages Pipe

JULIAETTA, Idaho – When customers started calling because they were without water, the City of Juliaetta, Idaho started searching for the leak that drained all the water from the storage […]

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Unfiltered Episode 2 – Lead and Copper Rule

NRWA Comments Submitted to EPA regarding the Lead and Copper Rule Thank you for the opportunity to comment on regulatory revisions to the drinking water Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) […]

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Kansas Rural Water Helps System with Applications to Fund Improvement Project

LYON COUNTY, Kan. – Rita Clary looks over Julia Langley’s shoulder, assisting the Office Manger as she fills out the RD Apply online loan application. Clary is a Circuit Rider […]

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NRWA Praises Rural and Small Community Water Provisions in House Agriculture Committee Farm Bill

DUNCAN, Okla. — The National Rural Water Association is grateful for the beneficial water-related provisions in the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R. 2). The bill was introduced in […]

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Rural Water Assists North Dakota Utility After Tank Freezes

HANNAFORD, N. D. – When ice blocked the intake of the Hannaford water tower, the pumps cycled erratically, pressure spiked in the distribution system, and malfunctions threatened to leave the […]

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NRWA Opens Region 8 Environmental Finance Center Forum

CASPER, Wyo — The National Rural Water Association’s Region 8 Environmental Finance Center opened a finance forum focusing on the needs of Region 8 communities on April 17 at the Ramkota Hotel […]

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Housing and Registration Open for the 2018 WaterPro Conference, Sept. 17-19 in Fort Worth, Texas

DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association has opened both registration and the housing block for the 2018 WaterPro Conference, scheduled for Sept. 17-19 in Fort Worth, Texas. Those […]

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NRWA Launches “Unfiltered” Video Update on Legislative and Regulatory Issues

DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association launched the “Rural Water: Unfiltered” video update today. Unfiltered features discussion and commentary from NRWA’s D.C. staff about current legislative and regulatory […]

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NRWA Opens Registration for the 2018 WaterPro Conference, Sept. 17-19 in Fort Worth, Texas

DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association opened registration for the 2018 WaterPro Conference, scheduled for Sept. 17-19 in Fort Worth, Texas. Those planning to attend the conference can […]

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Rural Water Assists Community Suffering from Collapsed Tank and 10 Million Gallons in Water Loss

PINE GROVE, Calif. – When an accident caused a water tank to implode, the Pine Grove Community Services District discovered they were losing 10 million gallons of water a year. […]

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NRWA Applauds Congress’ Funding Increase for Rural Water Infrastructure

DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association commends the House and Senate Appropriations Committees for providing increases in federal water infrastructure funding for Rural America. “This is a very […]

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Statement from the National Rural Water Association on the Retirement of Senator Thad Cochran

Today, Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi was praised by his Senate colleagues for his long, devoted service to this nation. Senator Cochran had previously announced his retirement from the United […]

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Rural Water Endures Blizzard to Find Leak that Left Two Communities Without Water

JAY VILLAGE, Maine – When a massive water leak drained the tanks of the Jay Village Water District and threatened to consume the supplies of the Livermore Falls Water District, […]

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Rural Water Assists in Pump Repair; Prevents Hospital and Nursing Home from Losing Service

FAYETTE, Miss. – When the City of Fayette, Miss. lost its last booster pump, the community’s nursing home and hospital were in danger of losing service. Assistance from the Mississippi […]

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NRWA’s Region 8 Environmental Finance Center to Host Forum on April 16-17 in Casper, Wyoming

DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association’s Environmental Finance Center working in partnership with the EPA Region 8 office and the EPA Water Infrastructure Resiliency Finance Center will host […]

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Sustainable Utility Management: 2 PM CST April 12

New Webinar: Sustainable Utility Management: 2 PM CST April 12 Register Now This webinar will cover the Workshop in a Box and will help water and wastewater professionals prioritize the […]

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NRWA Statement on Small Water Systems – False Narrative

The National Rural Water Association (NRWA) cautions policymakers against accepting the “false narrative” that small and rural community water systems are unsustainable and new federal statutory and regulatory authority to […]

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NRWA Statement on Water Utility Sustainability

DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association fully supports continued education, training and technical assistance to enhance the sustainability of the nation’s water and wastewater utilities. In recent months, […]

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Public Assistance- Rebuilding Communities After Disasters Part 3: 2 PM CST February 28

Public Assistance- Rebuilding Communities After Disasters Part 3: 2 PM CST February 28 Register Now In the third and final session, we will discuss how to gain access to and […]

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Rural Water, Neighboring Community, Assist When Line Break Empties Banner Elk Water Tanks

BANNER ELK, N.C. – When a massive line break drained the tanks of Banner Elk, N.C., assistance from the North Carolina Rural Water Association and the neighboring community of Beech […]

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