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Register today for EXPO 2019! - Oct 21-23

Augusta Expoland, Fishersville, VA

Calling Presenters!!!

for

VRWA Annual Conference

Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, VA

April 20-22, 2020

Submit forms today!

Deadline: October 1, 2019

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VRWA Diamond Sponsor



Virginia Rural Water Association 

Our mission is to provide professional development, assistance, and training for our members that enhances the proficiency of their operations through education and support services throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.




 

 

 


The Virginia Rural Water Association is here to help rural water and wastewater systems meet government standards, help solve problems, and offer training for the water and wastewater professional.

We invite you to create a login, which will be used for registering for classes and events.  In addition to registration, the login will let you access member only features if your company/corporation is a member of the VRWA.  Only members will be able to access our membership directory and quarterly magazine StreamLine online.  

Let us know how we can help you.  Give us a call or email us.  We are always glad to hear suggestions about how we can serve you better.


 

 

 

VRWA 

is a proud member of . . .


National Rural Water Association 

America's Largest Utility Membership

Water Circuit Rider

We have three Water Circuit Riders to help meet your needs.  They are trained to help with your water concerns.  They can assist you with day-to-day operational issues, financial issues, management issues, and more.

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Wastewater Program

VRWA has two Wastewater Technicians that travel throughout Virginia.  They can offer on-site assistance and training for your wastewater needs and questions from smoke testing to regulatory issues.

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Source Water Protection

The source water program encourages local water and wastewater systems to participate more aggressively in the development and implementation of local and regional source water protection plans.

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Energy Efficiency Circuit Rider

Coming Soon!  We are excited to have been recently awarded a grant for an Energy Efficiency Circuit Rider.  Look out for additional services offered by VRWA and a new face to our family. 

 

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Training / Classes

We offer a number of classes throughout the year and around Virginia.  We also have an annual conference in April and a fall Expo, where all have a chance to earn CPE's and interact with others in the water / wastewater profession.

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NRWA Services and Products

The National Rural Water Association offers a unique Products and Services Portfolio. Products range from website design & customer communications to health plans. These services are designed to meet the needs of utilities

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Calling Conference Presenters!!!

We are accepting submissions for our Annual Conference, April 20-22, 2020, Roanoke, VA.  Complete the form and return to the VRWA office by Oct 1.  Presenters get free registration!

 

 

 

 

 




Questions about the effects of PFAS on you and your utility?

PFAS

The EPA website has great information concerning PFAS effects on drinking water and utilities.

NRWA also is working together with a law office to work with utilities that have concerns about PFAS.  Go to https://nrwa.org/initiatives/pfas/ for more information.

USDA Urges Applications for Funding

 

USDA Urges Applications for Funding

Congress provided U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) with $4 billion last year and another $1.9 billion this year to assist with water and wastewater infrastructure in rural communities under 10,000 population.

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Water Sector Cyber Security - Get Ready!

 

Are you ready if an attack occurs?

Implementing cyber security best practices is critical for water and wastewater utilities. Cyber-attacks are a growing threat to critical infrastructure sectors, including water and wastewater systems. The following link provides information to help state primacy agencies start a conversation about cyber security threats. EPA Cyber Security Guide

 

New EPA Risk Assessment and Emergency Response Tools

 

New EPA tools for Risk Assessment

The EPA has published new tools to help utilities assess their risk.  

Online Personalized Risk Assessment

Analytical Preparedness Full Scale Exercise Toolkit 

 

 

 

 



Are You Following Quality Assurance Measures?

 

NEW! EPA Video - Chlorine Meter Calibration

View the video recently published by EPA Region III.  Make sure you are following requirements in 

EPA method 334.  Watch video.  

ABC Certification Test Time Change!

 

Test Time INCREASES by 1 hour!!!

The ABC Certification Test had been 3 hours.  Recently, the test time has been increased to 4 hours.  

Keep studying hard, but breathe a little easier knowing you have more time to do your best.

 

We Have a New Account

 
 

Follow us on Instagram

VRWA can be found on Instagram

@va_rural_water  

 

Check us out for information, updates on events, pictures of Virginia, and to see what VRWA's field staff is doing around the commonwealth.

 

Do you have news to share?

 
 

If you have news to share...

 

Let us know what you would like to share with other water / wastewater professionals.  Contact us at email@vrwa.org.