"To be known as the strongest self-supported association providing membership-based services in Montana!"
"To provide quality services for member systems to enable them to
produce the best product with their available resources!"
"Provide training and technical assistance to people running systems for:
Nat'l Park Service & Small System Training
This training is in West Glacier, May 21st! A beautiful time to be in the Glacier area and get some wonderful training, too!
We Want to Hear From You! Has an MRWS employee helped your system with a problem? Let our Circuit Riders / Technicians or Specialists know in writing, what they have helped your system accomplish! Have you attended one of our training classes and thought the trainer did an excellent job? Your written statements will help us with funding requests on the State and National level; which means we can continue to provide You and Your System with the same level of On-site Technical Assistance and Training that you have come to expect from Our Organization!
Well if so, we want to hear from you! Take this opportunity to give a "THANKS" or "GREAT JOB" to an MRWS employee. If you would like to show your appreciation for a job well done, please email comments to our office or you can send a letter to: MRWS, Inc. 525 Central Ave M6, Great Falls, MT 59401.
Operators! Please send your email address to MRWS so we can notify you by email. This will help reduce our costs. To sign up please print a copy of this report and mail it to our office.
Operators! You can now track the CEC's that you earn. You can find the link on
Water & Wastewater Operator Certification Program. Or go directly to the page
Montana DEQ Water/Wastewater Operator Continuing Education Credits.
You can now print copies from our Suppliers Index. Or if you want a specific card, go to the Associate Directory Index, select the card you want and use the "file / print" commands to print that specific card.
The National Rural Water Association is the leader in developing mobile applications for the benefit of system operations specialists, utility managers, engineers, and consumers. Check out the NRWA Mobile Apps page by clicking on the graphic below!
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Disinfection By-Products Rule Explained!! Brian Hogenson of MDEQ has put together a fact sheet that makes this rule easier to understand. Take a look at it here!
Surviving the Flood:…. Watch this video and then check out the new link from EPA on our Related Links Tab. Then click on and download, EPA’s Flood Resilience: A Basic Guide for Water and Wastewater Utilities!
O SHA FACT SHEET: Cleaning and Decontamination of Ebola on Surfaces “Guidance for Workers and Employers in Non-Healthcare/Non-Laboratory Settings” (Download this document.)
Check out our NEW Wastewater / Septic Tank Handout: “Which includes links on important
National Rural Water Affinity Program
For more information, click here!
EPA Small System Monthly Webinars.
You can register for email reminders, check out the schedule of the upcoming events and also view any of the past webinar sessions. CEC's are provided by EPA.
MT Dept of Natural Resources and Conservation rolled out the red carpet with the premier of their “Montana’s Water Future” video! It was produced following the first ever “Montana Water Summit” in Helena, MT this past March 2018.
MT Rural Water Systems was represented by your two Source Water Protection Specialists, Kristi Kline and Rory Schmidt. They attended and participated in the conferences round table discussions; as well as networked with all in attendance from various backgrounds and professions.
Check out this link to enjoy this Great NEW video!
Montana's Water Future Video
EPA's Hazard Mitigation Guide for Natural Disasters. Here is the Link!
NRWA is constantly looking for new ways to keep Our Members informed about issues that impact them and their communities," said NRWA CEO Sam Wade. They have created a new video update tool to keep you informed on the latest issues. New videos will be created each month.
MT DEQ Operator Certification
Exam resources and study materials
Ask yourself, “Why should my Water Utility work on a
Source Water Protection Plan?”
Then let the Dedicated Staff at Montana Rural Water Systems go to work for you!
See our flyer here!
Why is the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Water and Wastewater Loan and Grant Program important to rural Montana and Rural America? Read about it here!
NRWA’s Rural Water Revolving Loan Fund has helped scores of small water systems to address important operational needs. If you are a small water or wastewater systems in our state and might be interested in applying for an RLF loan, you can check out their ad.
An MRWS Brochure is available. To download a copy select "MRWS Brochure" on the FORMS page.