National Rural Water Association through its State Rural Water affiliates is the nation’s largest water and wastewater utility membership association with over 31,000 members.
Florida Rural Water Assists Community to Increase Safety and Improve Water Quality - RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. – The City of Riviera Beach, Fla. needed training and assistance to improve their safety and water quality. The Florida Rural Water Association provided repeated assistance to help the utility to make those improvements. “They had hired a consultant to inspect the system and compile a list of needs for the system,”... Read more »
Extending the Life of Rural Water Potable Water Storage Tanks: 2p.m. CDT July 20 - Extending the Life of Rural Water Potable Water Storage Tanks: 2p.m. CDT July 20 Register Now This presentation will discuss solutions to “Cost Effectively Extending the Life of Rural Potable Water Tanks”. It will be focused on four actual rural water projects and case studies, where small towns were able to rehabilitate their aging end... Read more »
NRWA Statement on Administration Position that RUS Loan Program is Duplicative - DUNCAN, Okla. – The National Rural Water Association applauds the President’s focus on the nation’s infrastructure including water and wastewater systems that are the first line of defense in public health and environmental protection. The USDA Water and Waste Program has a proven and effective delivery mechanism in place to deliver these infrastructure results. Since... Read more »
IRWA Makes Multiple Visits to Assist Utility with Chlorine, Odor Problems - GRAND JUNCTION, Iowa – When Grand Junction, Iowa had problems with low chlorine residuals and odor complaints with their water treatment facility, the Iowa Rural Water Association made multiple assistance visits to help correct the problem. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources first contacted IRWA in April, to request rural water’s assistance. Dale Barrie, an... Read more »
ARWA Assistance, USDA funding, Helps Arkansas Town Solve Wastewater Problem, Save Money - McRAE, Ark. – Mayor Robert Sullivan inspects one of the newly-lined manholes of the McRae, Ark. wastewater collection system. Assistance from the Arkansas Rural Water Association and funding from USDA helped refurbish the manholes, solving an inflow problem and saving the community over $3,000 per year. “We had just completed upgrades on the wastewater plant... Read more »