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WE BELIEVE
THAT MODERN
INFRASTRUCTURE IS
A NECESSITY-NOT
AN AMENITY-FOR
ANY COMMUNITY TO
THRIVE, AND WHEN
WE ADDRESS THIS
NEED, MANY OTHER
CHALLENGES IN RURAL
PLACES BECOME MUCH
MORE MANAGEABLE.
Beyond workforce, the Rural
Development Innovation Center has
established a team dedicated specifically
to working with our partners in disaster
assistance and recovery. Built with a staff
that has both emergency management
and economic development experience,
the disaster resilience team is focused on
strengthening interagency collaboration,
developing standard operating procedures,
representing the unique needs of rural
communities in disaster recovery to
decision makers, coordinating technical
assistance and financing options, and
community planning.
Nothing could have brought me closer
to understanding the importance of
innovation and partnership in helping rural
communities than the historic hurricanes
that hit, one right after another, during
my first few months on the job. A year
later, what now stands just as tall as the
memories of those monumental storms is
my memory of the commitment and can-do
spirit of Rural Water leaders in this time of
need-pictures of countless generators
rolling into Texas and Louisiana just hours
after the flood waters receded. Because
of NRWA's leadership, rural communities
like Everglades City, Florida had access

to clean water
before power. Innovation
like the WARN
network enabled water utilities to
share personnel and equipment to
restore water faster.
To make assistance to rural
America even easier during
times of disaster and beyond,
we are facilitating rural prosperity
through innovation in our process
and removing barriers to growth for
our partners. For example, in the
water program, communities can
now submit their engineering reports
electronically-making it even easier
for towns to apply for assistance. This
one step is part of an ongoing opportunity
for improvement-and we very much
look forward to working with NRWA and
our other partners in rural prosperity to
continue this effort.
At USDA Rural Development, we
have a long-standing motto that we
are committed to the future of rural
communities. I know that NRWA members
share this mission. We look forward to
working with you on infrastructure and
many other opportunities for rural America
in the days to come. ‚óŹ

ALPHASPIRIT/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018

From the President
Infrastructure and Rural Water
Rural Prosperity Through Infrastructure, Partnerships and Innovation
Building Your Reserves to Plan for the Future
Rural Water Loan Fund Helps Small System Repair Well After Lightning Strike
State Rural Water Association Profile: Kansas Rural Water Association
A Day in the Life of a Circuit Rider
Regulatory Update
Case Study: Screw Pumps Provide Treatment Plant with Efficient Alternative
Up the Creek: The Secret of Longevity
Index to Advertisers/Advertisers.com
From the CEO
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - Intro
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - bellyband1
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - bellyband2
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - cover1
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - cover2
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 3
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 4
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 5
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 6
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 7
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 8
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 9
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 10
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - From the President
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - Infrastructure and Rural Water
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 13
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 14
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 15
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 16
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 17
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - Rural Prosperity Through Infrastructure, Partnerships and Innovation
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 19
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 20
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - Building Your Reserves to Plan for the Future
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 22
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 23
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 24
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - Rural Water Loan Fund Helps Small System Repair Well After Lightning Strike
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - State Rural Water Association Profile: Kansas Rural Water Association
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 27
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 28
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 29
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 30
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - A Day in the Life of a Circuit Rider
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 32
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 33
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 34
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - Regulatory Update
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 36
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 37
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 38
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 39
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 40
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - Case Study: Screw Pumps Provide Treatment Plant with Efficient Alternative
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 42
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 43
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 44
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - Up the Creek: The Secret of Longevity
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 46
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 47
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - Index to Advertisers/Advertisers.com
Rural Water - Quarter 3, 2018 - 49
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