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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.

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Borough Seeks Help from Rural Water After Equipment Failure Floods Water Plant - CARLISLE, Pa. – When an equipment failure flooded the Carlisle water plant, the borough sought help from the Pennsylvania Rural Water Association. “Over 1.6 million gallons of water came down from the reservoir and filled the basement of the water plant destroying all the electrical components,” explained Dave Muzzy, a PRWA Circuit Rider. A power... Read more »
NRWA statement on the President’s elimination of USDA drinking water and wastewater infrastructure funding - The President’s budget eliminates the USDA water and waste loan and grant program, which has been the lifeline for rural water and small communities across Rural America. Instead, the Administration is placing its confidence with the EPA State Revolving Loan Funds. This demonstrates how blind the Administration is to its rural constituency and the lack... Read more »
See NRWA President Steve Fletcher’s Testimony to the CEEC Subcommittee - DUNCAN, Okla. – Steve Fletcher, President of the National Rural Water Association, testified to the Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Subcommittee on March 9, 2017 on the Farm Bill and Rural Development Programs. NRWA has two recordings of President Fletcher’s testimony: a version edited to include only his testimony and related comments and the full livestream... Read more »
Utility Turns to California Rural Water to Inform New Board and Manager - GREENVILLE, Calf. –  When the Indian Valley Community Services District found itself with a brand new five-member board and a new general manager, the small water and wastewater utility turned to the California Rural Water Association for assistance. “None of the new board members had previously served on a water utility board,” explained Angela Wendele,... Read more »
Officials Set to Discuss Infrastructure Funding, Regulations, 1926(b), the Farm Bill and Cyber Security at Regional/Water District Issues Forum - DUNCAN, Okla. – Officials from several agencies are scheduled to discuss Infrastructure Funding, Regulations, 1926(b), the Farm Bill and Cyber Security at the 2017 Regional/Water District Issues Forum to be held April 11-12 in Washington D.C. The full schedule and registration information is available here. Infrastructure funding discussions are scheduled to include: Kellie Kubena, Acting... Read more »

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