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FEATURE

NRWA Congratulates
Senator Thad Cochran
on His Retirement

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Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi was recently praised by his Senate colleagues
for his long, devoted service to this nation. Senator Cochran had previously announced his
retirement from the United States Senate, effective April 1, 2018.
Senator Cochran honorably served Mississippi in the U.S. Senate and the House of
Representatives for 46 years. Throughout that period, he held many leadership posts, including
serving as the Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and the Senate Agriculture
Committee. Throughout his entire life, in his posts as an Eagle Scout, naval officer or statesman,
Thad Cochran always stepped up to serve others.
On the Senate floor, many of his colleagues gave their final public tributes. Some of the
resounding remarks and repeated descriptions included describing him as the quiet persuader,
gentile Southerner, the man with unquestionable honor and integrity and the man who was
always true to his word.
Let us reflect on the character and decency of this fine man. His dignity and moral fiber are
the qualities that this nation longs for in its leaders and are the same virtues we attempt to instill
in our children.
Throughout his public service, he was and continues to be a champion for rural America. His
work and vision have benefited the quality of life for millions of rural Americans, even though
most will not know his name or the positions he held, or even how they benefitted. No man has
ever practiced the art of politics and public policy to benefit so many others without regard for
personal recognition than Senator Cochran.
As a national organization, we can testify that thousands of rural communities and millions of
individuals across this nation now have access to safe, clean and affordable water directly from
his efforts for 46 years.
In a time when many Americans have doubts and low opinions of Congress, let us hope
that more elected officials now and in the future will follow the example that Senator Cochran
practiced each day in his service to this nation. National Rural Water Association-and the entire
nation-owes a tremendous debt of gratitude for his service. Senator Cochran has fought the
good fight, he has finished. ●

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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
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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
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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
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Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 21
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Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 23
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - Texas Rural Water Association Provides Emergency Assistance to Systems Impacted by Hurricane Harvey
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Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - 28
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - UTWARN: Rural Water Association of Utah’s Emergency Response System
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Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - NRWA Congratulates Senator Thad Cochran on His Retirement
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - Regulatory Update
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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
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Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - Index to Advertisers/Advertisers.com
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Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2018 - From the CEO
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