Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 11

FROM THE PRESIDENT

Your Participation
Makes a Difference

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BY STEVE FLETCHER,
NRWA PRESIDENT

It is hard to

believe that my first year of being your president is already over. My, how time
flies. I've been to many of your state conferences, I've testified in front of two Congressional
Committees and, along with the officers and NRWA's CEO & Deputy CEO, met with EPA
Administrator Pruitt in Tulsa, OK. NRWA along with the Department of Labor have initiated an
"Apprenticeship Program" that will bring youth into our industry.
Earlier this year, the President's skinny budget took away funding for many of the programs
that NRWA and rural America count on. However, NRWA's "Save Rural Development" campaign
was successful, due to your incredible participation all across the nation. The funds have been
put back into the 2018 budget because Congress listened to you! I am optimistic that we will be
successful in the future because of the great people who are Rural Water and rural America.
I write this just a few days after the 2017 Water Pro Conference. The conference was great.
At our board meeting, the NRWA Board of Directors took positive action on establishing a credit
union, establishing a 501 (c)3 corporation to be able to accept donations, and started a captive
insurance program. These actions, taken by the Board of Directors, invest in our future as an
organization. We believe these programs will return huge benefits in the coming years.
Thank you for everything that you do to make NRWA and rural America great! ‚óŹ

EARLIER THIS YEAR, THE PRESIDENT'S
SKINNY BUDGET TOOK AWAY FUNDING FOR
MANY OF THE PROGRAMS THAT NRWA AND
RURAL AMERICA COUNT ON. HOWEVER,
NRWA'S "SAVE RURAL DEVELOPMENT"
CAMPAIGN WAS SUCCESSFUL, DUE TO YOUR
INCREDIBLE PARTICIPATION ALL ACROSS
THE NATION.

RURAL WATER

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017

From the President
Moving Forward with Workforce Development
Managing and Working in a Multi-Generational Workforce
Veterans in the Water Industry
New Online Database Provides Misleading Information for Tap Water Customers
WaterPro Rocks Reno
Finance: How to Start Saving for Retirement
Technology: Rural Water District Finds Effective GIS Support
Regulatory Update
A Day in the Life of a Circuit Rider: Rita Clary, Kansas Rural Water Association
Up the Creek: Of Birds and Men
Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
From the CEO
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - intro
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - cover1
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - cover2
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 3
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 4
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 5
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Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 7
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 8
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Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 10
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - From the President
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - Moving Forward with Workforce Development
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 13
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 14
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 15
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - Managing and Working in a Multi-Generational Workforce
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Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 19
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Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 21
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - Veterans in the Water Industry
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 23
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 24
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - New Online Database Provides Misleading Information for Tap Water Customers
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 26
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 27
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - WaterPro Rocks Reno
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 29
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 30
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 31
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Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 33
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 34
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - Finance: How to Start Saving for Retirement
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 36
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - Technology: Rural Water District Finds Effective GIS Support
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 38
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 39
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 40
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - Regulatory Update
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 42
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 43
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 44
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - A Day in the Life of a Circuit Rider: Rita Clary, Kansas Rural Water Association
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - Up the Creek: Of Birds and Men
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 47
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - Index to Advertisers/ Advertisers.com
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - 49
Rural Water - Quarter 4, 2017 - From the CEO
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