Louisiana Rural Water Association (LRWA) now has a new process for anyone wanting to run for a board member position. If you wish to serve on the LRWA board, you must complete the form by clicking on the Pre-Qualification and Consent Form (button below). This form is a PDF and can be filled out by typing in the spaces, printing then faxing, emailing, or mailing it to the office for pre-qualification.
To see if you are eligible to run for an LRWA Board Member position please see the LRWA By-Laws (button below). Once you click on the box “Read Our By-laws” go to Section 4. Qualification to Serve.
LRWA will be accepting pre-qualification forms from April 1-30, 2022. Below are the LRWA districts that elections will be held during the Annual Membership Meeting on July 18, 2022, at 1:30 pm in conjunction with the LRWA Annual Conference at the Lake Charles Civic Center in Lake Charles, LA.
If you have any questions regarding Pre-Qualification or Board Member positions, please contact the LRWA office.
LRWA provides our water and wastewater utility members with the highest quality of leadership, representation, support services, and Emergency Response Services in the event of a disaster.
Louisiana Rural Water Association (LRWA) is governed by a membership elected board of directors. LRWA is a non-profit organization established in 1978 to assist small water and wastewater systems through training, on-site technical assistance, and state operator certification. Our assistance is geared toward the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater systems and to assist them in understanding the rules and regulations of said operation. LRWA has been the driving force providing water and wastewater training and technical assistance to small towns and rural areas of all sixty-four parishes of Louisiana.
In short, LRWA has a proven track record of providing the highest quality training, technical assistance and information products and services necessary for promoting public health and environmental protection. The professional staff of LRWA is skilled in all areas of water and wastewater operations and management. The goals of LRWA, through the Safe Drinking Water Program, is to protect the public’s health by ensuring the provision of safe drinking water and compliance with federal and state rules, regulations, and standards as we have in years past.
Technical assistance is a key ingredient in LRWA’s effort to improve the quality of utility services in rural Louisiana and America. More than 2,700 water and wastewater systems benefit from this assistance each year. Our dedicated group of professional technical assistance providers makes over 7,700 on-site visits annually. They assist systems with their efforts to comply with complex regulations and to protect the public’s health. LRWA provides assistance by telephone, on-site technical assistance, and classroom instruction training. We have various programs in place with qualified field technicians per program. By simply calling the office at 1-800-256-2591 or 337-738-2896 you will be provided with the necessary information or your message will be relayed to the proper field technician, followed by a telephone call and/or an on-site visit.