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- ARWA Technical Conference 2017
- ARWA Conference Golf Tournament 2017
- ARWA Operator Expo 2017
- Jack Lambert Memorial Golf Tournament 2017
- ARWA Technical Conference 2016
- ARWA Conference Golf Tournament 2016
- Jack Lambert Memorial Golf Tournament 2016
- ARWA Technical Conference 2015
- ARWA Conference Golf Tournament 2015
- ARWA Operator Expo 2015
Pre-registration is required for all ARWA Training Events. Each attendee must complete and sign the COVID-19 Liability Waiver & Certification to be admitted into the event.
2020 ARWA Technical Conference Cancelled due to COVID-19
Cancellation announcement on Hands-On Wastewater Microbiology Class scheduled for Lonoke on August 12th and 13th, 2020
USDA Rural Development Water & Environmental Programs & AR Persistent Poverty
*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. 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.
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.
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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