Category Archive for: ‘News’

Consumer Confidence Report

Consumer Confidence Reports for 2016 are Due JULY 1, 2017. MsRWA will be glad to assist you with your report. You will need to print the CCR Forms  and mail it along with a copy of your results and any violations and system deficiencies under the Ground Water Rule.   Click the pic below to download the 2017 CCR Forms

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Water Rates & Salary Survey Results

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NEW!!! Rural Water Emergency Assistance Cooperative

See the website calendar of Events for RWEAC Training Dates. Click here to read and sign the Guidance Documents Click here to donate to the MsRWA Relief Fund

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Donate Now to MsRWA’s Disaster Relief Fund

Since 2005 disasters have been of such magnitude that MsRWA’s unrivaled expertise in aiding water/wastewater utilities in emergencies has been welcomed. MsRWA has established a Rural Water Emergency Assistance Cooperative also know as “RWEAC”.  This Cooperative Network is formed of water/wastewater utilities and Associate Members  to provide a coordinated emergency response effort to water/wastewater utilities throughout the state in the …

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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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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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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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