Tag: 2016 WaterPro

Successful 2016 WaterPro Features Games Show, New Sessions and Agency Partnerships

DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association’s WaterPro Conference in Orlando, Fla. has been rated as one of the association’s most successful conferences. This year’s conference drew over 2,000 water professionals from across the nation, and drew high praise on post conference surveys. When asked to rate how likely they were to recommend the… Read more »

Fletcher Elected NRWA President; Directors Voted to Executive Board

ORLANDO, Fla. – Steve Fletcher of Illinois was elected as the President of the National Rural Water Association during meetings held at the WaterPro Conference in Orlando, Fla. Fletcher was inaugurated during a luncheon on Sept. 14. Fletcher will lead an executive board that includes Senior Vice President Steve Wear of Arkansas, Vice-President David Baird… Read more »

Hilton Named NRWA’s Man of the Year

ORLANDO, Fla. – Charles Hilton was named the National Rural Water Association’s Man of the Year during the annual Tribute to Excellence awards ceremony, held on Sept. 13 at the WaterPro Conference in Orlando, Fla. “The Man of the Year award is presented to an individual or an organization that have gone “above and beyond”… Read more »

City of Vassar and Centerville City win Environmental, Energy Efficiency Awards

ORLANDO, Fla. – Two cities earned recognition during the annual Tribute to Excellence awards ceremony, held on Sept. 12 during the WaterPro Conference in Orlando, Fla. The City of Vassar, Mich. Won the Environmental Achievement Award and Centerville City, Utah won the Energy Efficiency Award. “Utilities members have always been the true environmentalists and the… Read more »

NRWA Opens 2016 WaterPro Conference in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. – The National Rural Water Association opened the 2016 WaterPro Conference with a morning session on Sept. 12 in Orlando, Fla. The opening included speeches from NRWA President Charles Hilton, Rural Utilities Service Administrator Brandon McBride and NRWA CEO Sam Wade. The speeches examined the past, present and future of Rural Water, highlighting… Read more »

WaterPro Conference adds previews for Lock Village and Physical Security Presentation

The WaterPro conference has recognized the growing importance of Physical Security for our water infrastructure. The 2016 WaterPro conference will include sessions dedicated to Physical Security and the new Locks and Physical Security Village, which will provide a unique, hands-on instruction on locks and their operation. While physical security training has become a standard feature… Read more »

WaterPro Conference Registration Now Open

DUNCAN, Okla. — Registration is now open for the 2016 WaterPro Conference, to be held Sept. 12-14 in Orlando, Florida. Attendees can register at waterproconference.org. Special discounts are available for NRWA members and attendees that register before Aug. 12. The WaterPro Conference is the national conference of the National Rural Water Association. It features education… Read more »