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Flooding proved to be a challenge for systems
trying to get back online during Hurricane
Harvey and its aftermath.

TRWA Circuit Rider and first responder Paul
King and North Collin SUD General Manager
Allen Knight helping out at City of Bevil Oaks.

enough that we could begin our on-site
initial assessments and start coordinating
efforts," said Jason Knobloch, TRWA
environmental services director, who acted
as the initial incident commander and
disaster area manager. "Thankfully, due
to lessons learned and proper preparation,
the first few days consisted more of calls
from people and systems wanting to
help than from systems in need. When a
need did get reported, it was a rewarding
feeling to confidently assure them that
they were not alone and we were working
with them to resolve their problem. I'm
grateful to work with such a committed
group of people and member systems

that are eager and willing to help wherever
they can."
By the beginning of week two, the
governor expanded the number of affected
counties to 50, and our emergency
response team continued to reach out to
member systems in the area. Over 200
systems in these areas were contacted to
check on their status, identify those who
need help and learn what type of help
they may need, whether it be in the form
of generators, manpower, equipment,
supplies, etc. We also worked in close
communication with TX-Warn, another
"systems helping systems" network, and
the Texas Commission on Environmental

Quality to learn of affected utilities that
may need assistance.
TRWA owns and maintains seven
generators as part of RWEAC, funded in
part through a United States Department
of Agriculture-Rural Development grant
and through the TRWA disaster relief
fund. Systems TRWA assisted with these
generators included Maruiceville SUD, the
city of Smiley, Cape Carancahua WSC,
River Oaks WSC, Nueces County WCID #4
and the city of Woodsboro.
Additionally, our larger network of
TRWA members and RWEAC participants
answered our call and offered equipment,
supplies and manpower to help relief
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018

From the President
The 10 Steps of Crisis Communication
Florida Rural Water Association’s Rapid Response to Deadly Hurricane Irma
Texas Rural Water Association Provides Emergency Assistance to Systems Impacted by Hurricane Harvey
UTWARN: Rural Water Association of Utah’s Emergency Response System
NRWA Congratulates Senator Thad Cochran on His Retirement
Regulatory Update
A Day in the Life of a Circuit Rider
Can You Hear the Crickets?
Up the Creek: A Unique Elixir
Residential Metering: Choosing the Meter That Best Meets the Changing Needs of Your Rural Water System
Index to Advertisers/Advertisers.com
From the CEO
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - Intro
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - bellyband1
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - bellyband2
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - cover1
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - cover2
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 3
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 4
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 5
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 6
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 7
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 8
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 9
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 10
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - From the President
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - The 10 Steps of Crisis Communication
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 13
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 14
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 15
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 16
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 17
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - Florida Rural Water Association’s Rapid Response to Deadly Hurricane Irma
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 19
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 20
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 21
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 22
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 23
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - Texas Rural Water Association Provides Emergency Assistance to Systems Impacted by Hurricane Harvey
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 25
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 26
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 27
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 28
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - UTWARN: Rural Water Association of Utah’s Emergency Response System
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 30
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 31
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 32
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - NRWA Congratulates Senator Thad Cochran on His Retirement
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - Regulatory Update
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 35
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 36
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - A Day in the Life of a Circuit Rider
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 38
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - Can You Hear the Crickets?
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 40
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - Up the Creek: A Unique Elixir
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - Residential Metering: Choosing the Meter That Best Meets the Changing Needs of Your Rural Water System
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 43
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - Index to Advertisers/Advertisers.com
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 45
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - From the CEO
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - cover3
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