Tag: Rural water

National Effort to Protect Water Supplies

This article is a piece taken from the feature story of this quarter’s Rural Water magazine. To read the full article and other stories, visit the digital edition of Rural Water. By Paul Hempel and Kimberly Mihelich, Colorado Rural Water Association The Farm Bill was re-authorized by Congress in December 2018 with overwhelming bipartisan support… Read more »

New Farm Bill is now law and Congress Agrees – Local Decisions are Best

The 2018 Farm Bill, also referred to as the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, passed with overwhelming bipartisan and bicameral support.  Congress recognized that local decision making for community water supplies is a necessary ingredient in determining their future. With input on specific issues from a broad spectrum of organizations and entities, the Farm… Read more »

NRWA STATEMENT ON ENACTING THE AGRICULTURE IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 2018

DUNCAN, Okla. –  The National Rural Water Association’s (NRWA) 31,000 water and wastewater system members applaud President Trump for signing H.R. 2, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 on December 20th, 2018. NRWA would also like to thank Chairman Roberts, Chairman Conaway, Ranking Member Stabenow, Ranking Member Peterson and their staffs for crafting this legislation that… Read more »