4 million to the National Rural Water Association
to improve operational performance at small publicly-owned wastewater systems and decentralized wastewater systems, thereby improving public health and water quality.
Following a report on current legislative efforts, the board requested that ACA staff continue to work with the National Rural Water Association
to explore opportunities to influence the new Clean Water Reauthorization Bill.
In addition to having an advisory panel of drinking water and wastewater system managers, the WaterISAC was established as a non-profit organization, governed by a board of utility managers appointed by the following national organizations: American Water Works Association, Association of Metropolitan Sewerage Agencies, Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies, AWWA Research Foundation, National Association of Water Companies, National Rural Water Association
, Water Environment Federation, and Water Environment Research Foundation
In testimony before the Water Resources Subcommittee, Maryland Municipal League President, Mayor Bill Eckman of LaPlata, Maryland expressed similar sentiments on a drinking water loan program on behalf of the National Rural Water Association
Conference of Mayors, the National Conference of State Legislatures, the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies, the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators, the American Water Works Association, the National Rural Water Association
, and the National Association of Water Companies.
The objective of the meeting with Reilly, convened at the request of the executive directors of NLC, the National Association of Counties, National Association of Towns and Townships, the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies and the National Rural Water Association
, was to strenghten the local government working relationship with EPA in assuring a workable and cost effective program to reduce lead in municipal drinking water supplies.
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Annual Conference & Technology Exhibit Philadelphia, PA PH: (582) 252-0629 Web: nrwa.