Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2008 - (Page 5)

National Rural Water Association NATIONAL RURAL WATER ASSOCIATION Board of Directors President Rodney Tart, Lillington, North Carolina Senior Vice President Fred Sheldon, Omak, Washington Vice President Joe Liles, Bowling Green, Kentucky Secretary Doug Anderton, Trenton, Georgia Treasurer Charles Hilton, Graniteville, South Carolina EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE DIRECTORS Immediate Past President Bobby Scott, Ooltewah, Tennessee Mel Aust, Middletown, California Richard Gist, Brownwood, Texas Rolly Olney, Leslie, Michigan DIRECTORS Alabama, Randolph Hall Alaska, William Harvey Arizona, David Saddler Arkansas, Steve Wear Colorado, Gary Ensign Delaware, David Baird Florida, Paul Brayton Idaho, Robert Culver Illinois, Steve Fletcher Indiana, Phil Bastin Iowa, Randall Van Dyke Kansas, Dennis Schwartz Louisiana, Wayne Fontenot Maine, Darryl Brown Maryland, Steven King Massachusetts, John Sasur Minnesota, Jim Gilles Mississippi, L.C. Hand Missouri, Bill Robinson Montana, Daniel Keil Nebraska, Tom Goulette Nevada, Dan Sweeney New Hampshire, Paul Whittemore New Jersey, Joseph Vill New Mexico, Jim Dunlap New York, John O’Connell North Dakota, John Bearman Ohio, Ralph Chevalier Oklahoma, Phillip Klutts Oregon, Russ Cooper Pennsylvania, Sam Scarfone South Dakota, Larry Wasland Utah, Neil Forster Vermont, Ed Savage Virginia, Danny Buchanan West Virginia, Dwight Calhoun Wisconsin, Robert Selchert Wyoming, Earl McKinney “RURAL WATER” (ISSN # 1097-7686), Third Quarter 2008, Vol. 29, Number 3. Rural Water is a quarterly publication. Periodical Postage paid at Duncan OK and additional mailing offices. Subscriptions: $10 per year in the United States; $18 for two years; $25 for three years. Foreign subscriptions pay additional appropriate postage. Address all subscriptions, applications, letters to the editor, advertising inquiries, and correspondence to: Rural Water Magazine, 2915 S. 13th St., Duncan OK 73533. POSTMASTER: send address changes to National Rural Water Association, 2915 S. 13th St., Duncan, OK 73533, c/o Editor. Volume 29, Number 3 16 8 12 16 20 25 28 30 32 36 44 52 54 57 65 71 72 74 20 FROM THE PRESIDENT By Rodney Tart, NRWA President 52 FROM HYPO TO GAS - A FORWARD LEAP By Gerald F. Connell IF YOU LOSE ALL YOUR DATA TODAY WOULD YOU STILL BE IN BUSINESS TOMORROW? By Bryan Burns WEAVING THE WIRELESS WEB By Katharine J. Jackson, J.D. RURAL WATER AND THE FARM BILL By Walt Smith, NRWA Legislative Analyst ENSURING YOUR WATER SYSTEM’S SECURITY By Emily Barclay GUARDING AGAINST BECOMING A VICTIM OF FRAUD By Josh Snyder 10 WAYS TO IMPROVE UTILITY EFFICIENCY By Dave Lawrence NEW TECHNOLOGY MAKING A DIFFERENCE BY BEING INVOLVED By U.S. Representative Todd Tiahrt REGULATORY UPDATE By Ed Thomas, NRWA SOURCE WATER PROTECTION CORNER By Lisa Walters THROWING MY LOOP By Michael Johnson CUB SCOUTS VISIT ALLIANCE OF INDIANA RURAL WATER’S SPRING CONFERENCE ADVERTISERS.COM INDEX TO ADVERTISERS FROM THE CEO By Robert Johnson, NRWA CEO COVER IMAGES ©YANC | DREAMSTIME.COM Third Quarter 2008 • 5 http://DREAMSTIME.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2008

Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2008
From the President
From Hypo to Gas - A Forward Leap
If You Lose All Your Data Today... Would You Still Be in Business Tomorrow?
Weaving the Wireless Web
Rural Water and the Farm Bill
Ensuring Your Water System's Security
Guarding Against Becoming a Victim of Fraud
10 Ways to Improve Utility Efficiency
New Technology
Making a Difference By Being Involved
Regulatory Update
Source Water Protection Corner
Throwing My Loop
Cub Scouts Visit Alliance of Indiana Rural Water's Spring Conference
Index to Advertisers
From the CEO

Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2008