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MRWS Annual Conference Postponed to May 19-21, 2021

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Upcoming Events

November is Infrastructure Security Month

MRWS ANNUAL CONFERENCE  May 19-21, 2021

TRAINING CALENDAR

Dec
9
Wed
Montana Fall Water School @ Virtual
Dec 9 @ 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
Montana Fall Water School
December 9 and 10, 2020
On-line Training and Continuing Education
For Montana’s Water and Wastewater Operators

The Fall Water School offered this year by the MW2OI continues the long tradition of operator training at Montana State University. Due to the restrictions and uncertainties caused by COVID 19, this year’s Water School will be offered virtual over two day allowing operators around the state to participate in training and meet their system obligations. The theme for this year’s Fall Water School is “Optimization and Resiliency”. Leading speakers from around the state and the nation will provide operators with important training to improve the operation of Montana’s water and wastewater systems.

More information here.
Montana Fall Water School Website
EPA Region 8 Montana Virtual Emergency Response Plan Workshop @ Virtual
Dec 9 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Montana Department of Environmental Quality
(DEQ) and Montana Rural Water Systems (MRWS) are sponsoring a free one-day virtual workshop to assist community (drinking) water systems (CWSs) with developing or updating Emergency Response Plans (ERPs) in accordance with America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (AWIA) Section 2013(b).

Click Here for more information and the registration link.

Dec
10
Thu
Montana Fall Water School @ Virtual
Dec 10 @ 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
Montana Fall Water School
December 9 and 10, 2020
On-line Training and Continuing Education
For Montana’s Water and Wastewater Operators

The Fall Water School offered this year by the MW2OI continues the long tradition of operator training at Montana State University. Due to the restrictions and uncertainties caused by COVID 19, this year’s Water School will be offered virtual over two day allowing operators around the state to participate in training and meet their system obligations. The theme for this year’s Fall Water School is “Optimization and Resiliency”. Leading speakers from around the state and the nation will provide operators with important training to improve the operation of Montana’s water and wastewater systems.

More information here.
Montana Fall Water School Website

Our Mission

At MRWS, our mission is to provide quality training and technical assistance to Drinking Water, Waste Water, and Tribal systems — to enable them to produce the best product with their available resources!

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“Montana’s Water Future” video Premieres

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EPA’s Hazard Mitigation Guide for Natural Disasters

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