Tag: West Virginia

West Virginia Rural Water Deploys Mobile Treatment Plant to Assist Community Without Water

GREEN SPRINGS, W.V – When the Central Hampshire County Public Service District was having problems filling the water tanks that serviced the town of Green Springs, they contacted the West Virginia Rural Water Association for assistance. Rural Water quickly discovered the utility was facing a more serious problem, and provided the assistance to restore the… Read more »

WVRWA Trains Utilities in Emergency Response

SCOTT DEPOT, W.V. – The West Virginia Rural Water Association hosted an emergency response training session for water and wastewater utilities May 24 and 25 in Scott Depot, W.V. “West Virginia has some of the most beautiful scenery in the world – majestic mountains, clear flowing streams and scenic river valleys,” said Amy Swann, WVRWA… Read more »

West Virginia Spends Months Assisting Elkins Road

SCOTT DEPOT, W.V. – A defining feature of Rural Water technical assistance is longevity – circuit riders make repeated visits over a period of weeks and months to assist utilities. West Virginia’s Bertis McCarty is an example of this persistence. He assisted the Elkins Road Public Service District in Buckhannon, W.V. with several issues over several… Read more »

Rural Water assists Mount Zion with water loss, finances

Mount Zion, W. Va. – Mount Zion had every chance to fail. The small West Virginia community was losing water to an improperly-installed distribution system, buried under old debt, and under investigation by the Public Service Commission. Instead of failing, though, Mount Zion is progressing toward financial stability and utility sustainability with assistance from the… Read more »