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FromTheExecutiveDirector BY MYRICA W KEISER, VRWA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Communicating - Networking - Team Work! COMMUNICATION WITHIN THE "Rural Water Team" offers a tremendous network of knowledge. It starts with the circuit riders - they visit your systems, talk with you, and share information either to you or from you. Sometimes this information is passed along to another system in order to help them solve any problems or answer any questions they may have. Not only is it the avenue of sharing knowledge but it can also open the door to share equipment and personnel when needed. Through VRWA you are able to join NRWA (National Rural Water) and take advantage of their programs that again can assist you. The website becomes a means of giving and sharing information. We try to post information that we feel is important, along with posting information we receive from you. Some of the things you will find on the website will be legislative information, information from our state agencies, listing of current members, employment opportunities, and training calendar. Training classes become a way to network as topics are presented to help keep you updated in your field as well as to provide you with the much-needed credits for your license. It also is a time to network with your peers and make new acquaintances. Through VRWA you are able to join NRWA (National Rural Water) and take advantage of their programs that again can assist you. Through the NRWA WaterPro Community, you may provide information or receive information that can be helpful. There you will find the community board, information regarding the Fleet Program, the Affinity Programs, NRWA Revolving Loan Fund, WaterPro Conference, and much more. The best thing about all of this networking is that it comes from 50 states and 31,000 water and wastewater systems throughout the nation. Something that started out simply with communicating, networking and receiving has now become priceless. So join today! Be a part of the "Rural Water Team." Our energy working for you.™ 819782_Cummins.indd 1 Chesapeake Richmond Roanoke Winchester 757-485-4848 804-232-7891 540-966-3169 540-931-9114 Sales and Service www.cummins.com www.vrw a . o r5:18 g PM11 6/27/16 http://www.cummins.com http://www.vrwa.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Streamline - Fall 2016

From the President: Life Decisions
From the Executive Director: Communicating – Networking – Team Work!
The 2016 VRWA Expo
Leaks/Water Loss – Everyone’s Problem
How to Reduce FOG in Your System
Succession Planning
Dominion Coal Ash Ponds
Reporting on Your System
Cost-Based Rates, Part 1
Coming Back from the Edge
Capital Projects: Savings or Debt?
When to Repair or Replace Pipe
NRWA Recap
Throwing My Loop: Where Do You Live?
VRWA Members Corner
eLearning Benefits
Membership Application
Benefits for VRWA Members
Board of Directors
VRWA Committees
Index to Advertisers/Ad.com
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Streamline - Fall 2016 - From the President: Life Decisions
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Streamline - Fall 2016 - From the Executive Director: Communicating – Networking – Team Work!
Streamline - Fall 2016 - The 2016 VRWA Expo
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Streamline - Fall 2016 - Leaks/Water Loss – Everyone’s Problem
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Streamline - Fall 2016 - How to Reduce FOG in Your System
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Streamline - Fall 2016 - Succession Planning
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Streamline - Fall 2016 - Dominion Coal Ash Ponds
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Streamline - Fall 2016 - Reporting on Your System
Streamline - Fall 2016 - Cost-Based Rates, Part 1
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Streamline - Fall 2016 - Coming Back from the Edge
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Streamline - Fall 2016 - Capital Projects: Savings or Debt?
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Streamline - Fall 2016 - When to Repair or Replace Pipe
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Streamline - Fall 2016 - NRWA Recap
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Streamline - Fall 2016 - Throwing My Loop: Where Do You Live?
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Streamline - Fall 2016 - VRWA Members Corner
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Streamline - Fall 2016 - eLearning Benefits
Streamline - Fall 2016 - Membership Application
Streamline - Fall 2016 - Benefits for VRWA Members
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Streamline - Fall 2016 - VRWA Committees
Streamline - Fall 2016 - Index to Advertisers/Ad.com
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