Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 38

REGULATORY

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Regulatory Update
BY MIKE KEEGAN, NRWA ANALYST

The following are summaries
of articles covered on NRWA'S
Washington, D.C., homepage (www.
ruralwater.org). For more information, or
the original documents for any of these
summaries, please visit the homepage.
If you have a comment or position that
you would like to be considered by the
NRWA Regulatory Committee, let us hear
from you by emailing Mike Keegan at
keegan@ruralwater.org.
NRWA campaign to save USDA -
week one: On March 16, the President
proposed to eliminate the U.S. Department
of Agriculture's (USDA) Water & Waste

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SECOND QUARTER 2017

Disposal Loan & Grant Program.
Immediately following the President's
budget proposal, NRWA's Power of an
Association Campaign to Restore Rural
Water Funding in Congress began.
Updates from week one:
* U.S. Representatives Hanabusa (HI)
and Katko (NY) circulated a letter in the
House to fund USDA. This will be the
main manifestation of Congressional
support for USDA.
* North Dakota Rural Water immediately
contacted their Senators in support
of USDA. North Dakota Senator John
Hoeven chairs the subcommittee in

charge of funding all USDA initiatives.
The Bismarck Tribune newspaper
featured the issue in a weekend
report: "Republican Sen. John Hoeven
said he was glad to see more military
and veterans affairs spending, but
wants to make significant changes to
the USDA budget... Eric Volk, executive
director of the North Dakota Rural
Water Systems Association, considers
the funds vital ... 'Many of these
communities in the backlog simply
cannot afford private sector financing
at the present terms and rates and
will not be able to expand/upgrade


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017

From the President
Sustainable Utility Management Using Workshop in a Box
Centerville City’s Strategies for Energy Efficiency
Can You Keep a Secret?
Finance: Protect Your Utility with Risk Transfer
Emergency Management: Protecting Your Utility from Cybercrime
A Day in the Life of a Circuit Rider
Regulatory Update
Case Study: Tank Rehabilitation
NRWA Joins
Throwing My Loop
Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
From the CEO
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - intro1
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - cover1
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - cover2
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 3
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 4
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Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 7
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Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 10
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - From the President
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - Sustainable Utility Management Using Workshop in a Box
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 13
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 14
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 15
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - Centerville City’s Strategies for Energy Efficiency
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 17
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 18
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 19
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 20
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 21
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - Can You Keep a Secret?
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 23
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 24
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 25
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 26
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - Finance: Protect Your Utility with Risk Transfer
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 28
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 29
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 30
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - Emergency Management: Protecting Your Utility from Cybercrime
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 32
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 33
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 34
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - A Day in the Life of a Circuit Rider
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 36
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 37
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - Regulatory Update
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 39
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 40
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - Case Study: Tank Rehabilitation
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - NRWA Joins
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - Throwing My Loop
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 44
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 45
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 47
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 48
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - From the CEO
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - 50
Rural Water - Quarter 2, 2017 - cover3
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