Is Achievable...Isn't It?
BY SOUTH DAKOTA ASSOCIATION OF RURAL WATER SYSTEMS STAFF
SEVERAL YEARS AGO, the three major associations
Environment Federation organizations provided
that most utility workers relate to warned us about
guidelines for this huge challenge of replacing the
an upcoming situation that may change the way
aging workforce that handles the daily task of
we look at water and wastewater utility staff.
supplying safe drinking water to consumers along
The issue was "baby boomer retirement." National
with adequate wastewater treatment in protecting
Rural Water, American Water Works, and Water
our nation's waterways.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2014