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The Arkansas Rural Water Association is a non-profit organization of rural and small publicly owned water and wastewater systems. Our goal is to enhance the lives of Arkansans. Our efforts to achieve this goal are focused on providing training and technical assistance to the managers and operators of all eligible systems serving populations not greater than 10,000. Our staff and directors work with other non-profit organizations in representing the interest of public water and wastewater systems at both the local and national levels.
Are you an ARWA member? All of our regular training classes are free of charge to all ARWA members. Non-members will be charged $99 a day for each person attending our training sessions effective January 1, 2015. These fees cover the cost of training materials provided in each class. You must pay the material fee or your membership renewal prior to the class you intend to take or your training certificate will be withheld until your fee is paid. If you want to update your ARWA membership you can print our membership form or enroll online. You can also call us directly at 501-676-2255.
NEWS • MAY 21, 2015
Newly Appointed Rural Utility Services Administrator Brandon McBride & Jacqueline M. Ponit-Lazaruk Assistant Administrator for Rural Development’s Water and Environmental Programs Visited Arkansas Rural Water Association Dale Bumpers Training Facility
The mission of ARWA is to provide Arkansas’ Rural Water utilities the highest level of Training and Technical Services in order to obtain Quality Water at the lowest possible cost.
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Water & Wastewater Training
ARWA offers specialized training in both water and wastewater. Training is held throughout the state on topics such as treatment, regulations, operations, maintenance, operator certification, and management skills. The training offered is free or at a low cost. This professional training allows operators to upgrade their skills and improve the quality of the services they provide. Certification review courses are offered prior to testing dates throughout the state. Continuing Education Units are available to maintain operator certification. Learn more about our specific Training Courses or view the Calendar.
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