June 7-9, 2016 MsRWA Summer Training in Biloxi, MS

Summer Training Registration June 7, 8 & 9, 2016 City of Biloxi Civic Center 578 Howard Avenue Biloxi, MS 39530 The Summer Training will have some really great sessions in both Water & Wastewater. We have applied for Water & Wastewater Hours.  An Agenda will be included in the next mail out. We have a block of rooms at the …

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Consumer Confidence Report (CCR)

Click here to download the 2015 CCR Information Packet Dear Community Water Provider: The Mississippi Rural Water Association will, once again, assist you with your Consumer Confidence Report. The 2015 report is due by July 1, 2016. CCR form with letter 2016When you have received your information from the Mississippi Department of Health, we will be glad to assist you …

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Water/Wastewater Job Openings

  ClearWater Solutions, LLC in Gautier, MS is looking for Wastewater Operator.   City of Maben is looking for full-time city clerk The City of Maben is taking applications for a full-time city clerk.  Applications are being accepted from March 1 – May 15th, 2016.  Please contact Mayor Larry Pruitt at llpruitt58@gmail.com or call 662-263-4212 for more information.

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Small and Rural Communities Praise Senators Wicker (MS) and Congressmen Harper (MS) for Passing S. 611, “The Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Assistance Act.”

Small and Rural Communities Praise Senators Wicker (MS) and Congressmen Harper (MS) for Passing S. 611, “The Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Assistance Act.” On November 30, 2015, the House of Representatives approved S. 611, “The Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Assistance Act.”  The bill passed the Senate on May 18, 2015 and the National Rural …

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MS Public Health Laboratory Holiday Closure Notice

MS PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY HOLIDAY CLOSURE NOTICE During these three holiday weeks the systems may only submit samples on Monday in any County Health Department for courier transport to the Lab or may drive/deliver samples directly to the Lab by 2:00 pm on Tuesday. In observance of the legal holidays declared by the State of Mississippi, all Department of Health …

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Wicker Rural Water Bill Passes Key House Subcommittee

Wicker Rural Water Bill Passes Key House Subcommittee October 30, 2015 by RealEstateRama WASHINGTON – October 30, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., made the following statement regarding yesterday’s passage of his “Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Assistance Act,” S. 611, by the House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy: “Small and rural communities sometimes need …

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MsRWA Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts

Help MsRWA support Breast Cancer by purchasing a Short/Long Sleeve t-shirt.  For every shirt ordered MsRWA will donate $2 to Breast Cancer.  The shirts are $17 each.  2x and 3x are an additional $2. Breast Cancer T-shirt

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Equipment Exchange, Sale or Give Away Program

Does your system, city or town have old equipment sitting around taking up space?  If you would like to list it on an equipment exchange, ad for sale or give away list, please send a description of the equipment and cost to MsRWA.  We will put on the website and in the magazine. If you have any kind of classified …

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Wicker Champions Rural Water Bill

Wicker Champions Rural Water Bill Grants for Technical Assistance and Training Are Important to Mississippi Communities Addressing local water needs is a major responsibility for small and rural communities.  In fact, most of America’s drinking water and wastewater supplies serve areas with less than 10,000 residents.  These services are important to public health and quality of life – not to …

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USDA Public Input on New Water Infrastructure Farm Bill Provisions

USDA Rural Development is holding a listening session to hear comments on the 2014 Farm Bill provision that requires the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) to encourage private financing of rural water and waste disposal facilities and how it impacts USDA’s Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant programs. Included in Section 6019 of the Farm Bill, the requirement would: • …

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