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includes full funding for all rural water
technical assistance initiatives including
Circuit Riders, Wastewater Technicians,
Sourcewater Specialists and EPA Technical
Assistance. The bill also includes funding
for both the USDA and EPA water
infrastructure funding initiatives - over
$570 million for USDA's "Rural Utilities
Service" Rural Development water
grant and loan initiative. NRWA has
been conducting a year-long grassroots
campaign in Congress to have this funding
increased - and continues the current
campaign to persuade Congress to reject
the proposed elimination of the initiative in
the coming fiscal year. 
"We are thankful for the strong support
of Congress for this vital public health,
environmental and economic development
initiative that was demonstrated in the final
Congressional budget agreement. Rural
and small communities must continue to
support their rural water associations that
allow us to be heard in Congress on critical
issues like funding for USDA rural water
infrastructure," said NRWA president Steve
Fletcher.
* USDA Water & Waste Disposal Program:
$571,190,000 ($522,365,000 last year)
* EPA Clean Water State Revolving Fund:
$1,393,887,000 (level funding from last
year)
* EPA Drinking Water State Revolving
Fund: $863,233,000 (level funding from
last year)
EPA listening session on water
regulations that could be repealed,
replaced or modified: The telephone
and web conference was held May
2. NRWA attended the event. NRWA
participated in a similar event with local
government organizations on April 26
at EPA headquarters. The new EPA
political team for intergovernmental
affairs gave the presentation. They
are sincerely asking for a wide range of
EPA policies that affect local government
for reform, repeal and modification. NRWA
focused on approximately 19 specific
requests for EPA policies to be repealed,
replaced or modified listed below. The
NRWA Regulatory Committee convened
by conference call and gave tentative
approval to the recommendations to EPA:
1. Tier 2 public notices eligibility for
e-reporting
2. Mandatory health effects information

3. Arsenic Rule review
4. Positive regulatory determination
for strontium
5. Public notice requirements for detects
of unregulated contaminants
6. Small system variance
technology affordability
7. Enforcement Response Policy
8. Total organic carbon percentage removal
9. Point of use technology availability
10. Unreasonable risk level
11. Safety factors used in
regulatory determinations

BEFORE

12. Bi-lateral compliance agreements
13. Simultaneous compliance
14. Reliance on in-home tap sampling
results for Lead and Copper Rule
from compliance
15. "Feasibility" parity for small and large
public water systems
16. Clarity on limits, purpose and
authorities in federal regulations
17. Watershed trading authorities
18. TMDLs effect on NPDES permits
19. Air regulations on
emergency generators. ●

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017

From the President
Surviving Hurricanes
Emergency Preparedness
Indiana Teamwork During a Flood Emergency
Rates and Long-Term Sustainability
Technology: Ammonia – A Growing Problem with a Practical Solution
Emergency Management: Biological Wastewater Treatment Toxicity
Insurance: Commercial General Liability Coverage Basics
A Day in the Life of a Circuit Rider
Regulatory Update
Case Study: Installing Granular Activated Carbon Today to Prevent Regulatory Issues in the Future
Cleared for Takeoff
Up the Creek: Birdfeeder Politics
Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
From the CEO
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - intro
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - cover1
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - cover2
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 3
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 4
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 10
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - From the President
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Surviving Hurricanes
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 13
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Emergency Preparedness
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Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Indiana Teamwork During a Flood Emergency
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 28
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 29
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 30
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Rates and Long-Term Sustainability
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 32
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 33
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 34
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Technology: Ammonia – A Growing Problem with a Practical Solution
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 36
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 37
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 38
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Emergency Management: Biological Wastewater Treatment Toxicity
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 40
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 41
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 42
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Insurance: Commercial General Liability Coverage Basics
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 44
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - A Day in the Life of a Circuit Rider
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 46
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Regulatory Update
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 48
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 49
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 50
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Case Study: Installing Granular Activated Carbon Today to Prevent Regulatory Issues in the Future
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 52
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Cleared for Takeoff
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 54
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Up the Creek: Birdfeeder Politics
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 56
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 57
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 59
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 60
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - From the CEO
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - 62
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2017 - cover3
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