Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 7
RURAL WATER * THIRD QUARTER 2017 * VOLUME 38, NUMBER 3
Hurricanes in the Southeast have caused devastation, but have also
taught rural water associations in those areas ways to prepare. We'll look
at the lessons learned from those crises, and how you can prepare your
utility for emergencies.
By Sandy Smith
From the President
Technology: Ammonia -
A Growing Problem with
a Practical Solution
Taking steps now to prepare your utility for future events might be the
best way to reduce damage, cost and stress for you and your staff. Are
you prepared for any future emergencies? We'll look at preparedness
using examples from recent crises in Idaho.
Indiana Teamwork During a Flood Emergency
Rates and Long-Term Sustainability
Water system infrastructure wears out over time, and it's necessary to set
aside funds to replace the system so when the time comes, the money for
that asset has been saved and set aside.
By Terry Smith, Rural Water Association of Utah
Cleared for Takeoff
A Day in the Life of
a Circuit Rider
Sherrie Turner, Water Circuit Rider,
Delaware Rural Water Association
Case Study: Installing
Carbon Today to
Issues in the Future
Up the Creek:
After a strategic planning retreat, the organization is "cleared for takeoff."
Follow these ideas to successfully launch and implement the plan.
Liability Coverage Basics
By R. Christopher Barger,
CPCU, CIC, AIM, The Cincinnati
By Bob Harris, CAE
By Michael Cherniak,
Woodard & Curran, Inc.
At the end of May 2017, rains caused extensive flooding in the West Lake
Regional Sewer District's area of service. When an underground vacuum
pipe failed and they needed even more help, the District called the
Alliance of Indiana Rural Water.
By Laura Vidal, Alliance of Indiana Rural Water
By Steve Fletcher, NRWA President
By James Estrada, PhD
By Adrianna Hummer, Idaho Rural Water Association
By Mike Keegan, NRWA Analyst
By Ken M. Blomberg
Index to Advertisers/
From the CEO
By Sam Wade, NRWA CEO
Rural Water is the official magazine of the National Rural Water Association, 2915 S. 13th Street, Duncan, OK 73533, (580) 251-9081, Fax: (580) 255-4476, www.nrwa.org,
Publisher: Sam Wade, Editor: Michael Harris, Individual Membership: Sharon Condit, Corporate Partners: Dawn Myers. Send address changes and corrections to
Dawn Myers at email@example.com.
, 5950 NW 1st Place, Gainesville, FL 32607, (352) 332-1252, (800) 369-6220, Fax: (352) 331-3525, www.naylor.com, Group Publisher: Marcus Weston,
Editor: Robin Lamerson, Project Manager: Mike Ross, Publication Director: Brian Donohoe, Advertising Sales: Chris Zabel, Jamie Williams, Jason Zawada, Joseph Watkins,
Mike Ross, Raymond Strickland, Ryan Griffin, Shane Holt, Susan Maracle, William Worley, Marketing: Kaydee Currie, Project Support Specialist: Amanda Glass, Layout &
Design: BK Publication Design
©2017 Naylor, LLC. All rights reserved. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced by any means, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of the publisher.
Advertising rate cards and media kits available on request. The publisher reserves the right to reject or edit any manuscripts received for publication. Statements of fact and opinion are
the responsibility of the authors alone and do not imply an opinion on the part of the National Rural Water Association. NRWA also reserves the right to reject any advertising deemed
unsuitable for Rural Water. Acceptance of advertising by the National Rural Water Association does not constitute endorsement of the advertiser, its products or services, nor does
National Rural Water Association make any claims or guarantees as to the accuracy or validity of advertisers' claims. NRW-Q0317 / 7045 / PUBLISHED AUGUST 2017