NRWA to Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week with Announcement Reception Held to Celebrate the Creation of NRWA Workforce Advancement Center                                                                                                                                                                                 Duncan, Oklahoma – National Rural Water Association (NRWA) headquartered in Duncan, Oklahoma is celebrating National Apprenticeship week with a reception and announcement. Businesses, media, and local officials are invited to learn about partnership opportunities and.. read more →

10 Nov 2016
November 10, 2016

Workforce Advancement Center

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What: NRWA is announcing the creation of a Workforce Advancement Center, which will develop the WaterPro Apprenticeship Program in 2017, a nationally recognized standard that will be registered with the U.S. Department of Labor.  See the attached Advance Press Release. Why: Registered Apprenticeship is a significant opportunity for State Associations and member utilities to address.. read more →

Press release from USDA National Office, where Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a $331 million investment in rural communities read more →

Beginning in 2017, Louisiana Department of Health states that pre-approval will be required for ALL certification exams, therefore pre-application must be submitted to their office at least 30 days or more prior to the exam date for ALL those desiring to test.  Walk-ons at exam sites without pre-approval will no longer be allowed to test. read more →

The Louisiana Geological Survey & Louisiana Water Resources Research Institute will hold it’s 11th Annual Louisiana Groundwater, Surface Water, and Water Resources Symposium on April 11 & 12, 2017 at the Dalton Woods Auditorium, Energy, Coast, & Environmental Building (Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana) read more →

19 Sep 2016
September 19, 2016

In Memory of Skeeter Vickers

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It is with a heavy heart that LRWA informs our members of the passing of Skeeter Vickers. Many may remember Skeeter being LRWA’s first Board President from 1978-1983 as he was instrumental in establishing LRWA. He resigned from the LRWA Board of Directors in 1988 and became a Water Circuit Rider. Skeeter retired from LRWA.. read more →

25 Aug 2016
August 25, 2016

U. S. EPA SepticSmart Program

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 Do Your Part, Be SepticSmart! SepticSmart Week – September 19-23, 2016 SepticSmart, is an online national outreach program designed to promote proper septic system care and maintenance by homeowners launched by EPA on Nov. 15, 2012.  EPA’s SepticSmart initiative is a nation-wide public education effort that aims to inform homeowners living on properties serviced by.. read more →

11 Aug 2016
August 11, 2016

2016 Conference Videos

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Click here for Awards Ceremony Video Welcome Address Guest Speakers with Taste Test read more →

27 May 2016
May 27, 2016

LRWA By-Laws

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LRWA By-Laws (PDF format) — Click here to review the LRWA By-Laws.   read more →

11 Dec 2015
December 11, 2015

LRWA Annual Conference

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The 2016 LRWA Annual Conference will be held July 17-21, 2016 at the Lake Charles Civic Center in Lake Charles, LA.     The Operator Certification Exam will be Friday, July 22, 2016.     read more →