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Welcome toWyoming Association of Rural Water Systems

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  • Programs
  • NRWA
  • Funders
  • USEPA Region 8
  • SCHOLARSHIP

Fleet Program - The National Rural Water Association has created partnerships with the Ford Motor Company and the Chrysler Group  to offer special fleet discounts to State Rural Water Associations and their utility system members.

Quality On Tap! - “Quality On Tap – Our Commitment, Our Profession” is a nationwide, grassroots public relations and awareness campaign designed especially for the drinking water industry.

Water University - Ready to renew your UMC certification? 

Rural Water Loan Fund - The RWLF provides low-cost loans for short-term repair costs, small capital projects, or pre-development costs associated with larger projects.

WARWS is a member of the National Rural Water Association (NRWA).

The National Rural Water Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to training, supporting, and promoting the water and wastewater professionals that serve small communities across the United States.  The mission of NRWA is to strengthen State Associations.

Learn more about WARWS & NRWA initiatives by visiting the NRWA web site.

NRWA Web Site

United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development
Lorraine Werner | Community Programs Director
U.S. Department of Agriculture
PO Box 11005 | Casper, WY 82602-5006
Phone: 307-532-4880
Lorraine.werner@wy.usda.gov
website: www.rurdev.usda.gov

Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
Bill Tillman
State Revolving Fund Principal Engineer
Wyoming Water Quality Division
122 West 25th Street #4W, Cheyenne WY 82002
Ph. 307-777-6941 
william.tillman@wyo.gov
website: http://deq.state.wy.us/wqd/www/srf/index.asp

Wyoming State Land Investment Board (Slib)
Beth Blackwell
Grants & Loans Manager
State of Wyoming
Office of State Lands & Investments
122 West 25th Street #3W, Cheyenne WY 82002
phone: 307-777-6373
website: http://lands.state.wy.us/

Wyoming Water Development Commission
Harry LaBonde, Director
Harry.labonde@wyo.gov
6920 Yellowtail Road, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002
Telephone: (307) 777-7626
Fax: (307) 777-6819
website: http://wwdc.state.wy.us/

UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY REGION 8

1595 Wynkoop Street DENVER, CO 80202-1129
Phone 1-(800) 227-8917


https://www.epa.gov/region8-waterops

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The Wyoming Rural Water Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to providing scholarships to Wyoming eligible high school seniors and also supports the technical assistance programs of the Wyoming Association of Rural Water Systems.  It is the hope of the Foundation that eligible seniors will take advantage of this scholarship opportunity and also will consider studies in the water/wastewater and or environmental sciences.  The mission statement of the Association is to provide the assistance necessary to meet the needs of our membership and to ensure the protection of Wyoming’s water ~ our most precious resource.

The water utility profession is an economically stable, in demand and demanding lifetime opportunity!  Good luck and thank you for your scholarship application.

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Mark Pepper, Executive Director
Wyoming Association of Rural Water Systems

PO Box 1750
Glenrock, WY 82637
307-436-8636 office
307-259-6903 cell

Latest WARWS News

The following webinars are available this afternoon and tomorrow:

March 19 @ 12:00PM MST WEF Call: Pandemic Continuity of Operations (COOP) Essential Personnel, https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4276801570509182219
During the COVID-19 pandemic, water and wastewater utilities are currently triggering their response plans for continuity of operations.  A significant component during pandemic is consideration of critical functions that include essential personnel whose role does not allow for telework.  Critical services must continue and COOP activities in the face of potentially severe staff shortages and absenteeism is of concern.  This webcast will focus on the role of essential personnel. 

March 20 @  11:00AM MST - AWWA Webinar: Utility Actions to Sustain Operations During COVID-19, https://www.awwa.org/Events/AWWA-Events-Calendar/Meeting-Details/productId/83310398
This webinar is designed to share practices that utilities have implemented to prepare and respond to COVID-19. This includes a discussion of workforce issues, facility access and supply chain conditions. In addition, a summary of state primacy agency actions with be provided. Templates that a utility might use to support pandemic planning efforts will also be shared.

Please note, that you will have to register prior to attending the webinar.

Kyle St. Clair
Nitrates Rule Manager and Water Security Coordinator
Water Division (WD) Drinking Water Section A
U.S. EPA Region 8 – Mail Code 8WD-SDA
1595 Wynkoop Street
Denver, CO 80202-1129
Email stclair.kyle@epa.gov
Phone (303) 312-6791
Fax (877) 876-9101

Our Mission

The mission of the Wyoming Association of Rural Water Systems is: To provide the assistance necessary to meet the needs of our membership and to ensure the protection of Wyoming's water - "Our Most Precious Resource".

By providing on-site, one-on-one technical assistance and training we can help the State's operators with their commitment and their profession of providing "Quality on Tap!".

Your Representatives

Visit your Congressional Delegation online.

Senator Mike Enzi
Senator John Barrasso
Representative Liz Cheney

The Wyoming Connection

wyoming connection

The Wyoming Connection is the official publication of WARWS; published quarterly for distribution to member systems, water & wastewater Operations, water related agencies & companies, legislators & government officials. This valuable industry publication is only available to WARWS members!

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Training Conferences

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Learn more about WARWS Bi-Annual Training Conferences. Click the link below to learn more about attending, sponsoring, or expo booth rentals. 

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