Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2015 - (Page 49)
FROM THE CEO
By Sam Wade,
In 1930, Walter S. Gifford, the President of AT&T stated, "Today, practically
anybody, anywhere, can talk at any time of the day or night with anybody, anywhere else."
Today, in 2015, that statement is enhanced with our advanced technologies that even Mr.
Gifford could not have dreamed of!
NRWA and your state association have created the "WaterPro Online Community
(www.waterprocommunity.org) to connect people in the water and wastewater industry
with each other, provide access to field expertise, experiences and resources, as well as
promote the value of water and wastewater services. This community allows seasoned
personnel to mentor and provide needed advice and information to new personnel entering
For example, if a new system operations specialist has a question regarding a process,
product or procedure, just ask the question in the operational forum and receive advice
from across the country. Need to know the experiences someone has had with a certain
piece of equipment? Just post the question and receive real field experiences and opinions.
The various operational, governance and finance forums are supplemented with
regulatory updates, interviews with key agency people who impact our industry,
congressional updates and educational material through various sources and state rural
Essentially, anyone, anywhere can log on and share or obtain information from "anybody
at any time of the day or night with anybody anywhere else."
We invite you to log on. Connect with your peers and take your career to a whole
new level. ●
ANYWHERE CAN LOG ON AND
SHARE OR OBTAIN INFORMATION
FROM "ANYBODY AT ANY TIME
OF THE DAY OR NIGHT WITH
ANYBODY ANYWHERE ELSE."
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2015
From The President
State Specialists Lead Efforts to Protect Community Drinking Water
Energy Efficiency 101
Assisting Utilities through Sustainable Management Initiative
Technology Update: Cyber Threats Not Limited to Large Retailers and Health Insurers
The Rural Water Loan Fund
USDA Rural Development
Throwing My Loop
Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
From the CEO
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2015