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What’s New?

DEQ Announces Approximately $1 Million in Available Grants for Water Quality Projects

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Interested in being on the MRWS Board?  Read more about it here.

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Low-Income Home Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) Contractor Application and Contract

A MESSAGE FROM: Anne Neuberger, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology
SUBJECT: What We Urge You To Do To Protect Against The Threat of Ransomware

How to Apply for New Water/Sewer Infrastructure Grants

More information about the American Rescue Plan Act 

 

Upcoming Events

Training and Trainers!!

TRAINING CALENDAR

Dec
7
Wed
Region 8 Water, Energy, and Emergency Management Workshop – Virtual @ Zoom
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Learn more about this workshop presented by EPA and Colorado WARN, and how to register, by clicking on the link below.
Region 8 Power Resilience Workshop Flyer
Dec
12
Mon
LCRR AND SERVICE LINE INVENTORY WORKSHOP – Bozeman @ Comfort Inn, Madison Room
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

LCRR AND SERVICE LINE INVENTORY WORKSHOP

We’re hitting the road!!  5 workshops in 5 days!!

Bozeman, Butte, Missoula, Kalispell, Great Falls

Watch for an Eastern Montana tour in the spring of 2023!!

Join us for a half-day workshop featuring 120Water and DEQ on the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions, including a deep dive on the
foundational Lead Service Line Inventory. We’ll highlight how other systems are tackling the rule as well as review some of the tools available to support your compliance journey.

                                                

Earn 0.300 DW CECs

Eat lunch on us and ask questions, discuss concerns, and learn more about this complicated rule!

Register Below:

Dec
13
Tue
LCRR AND SERVICE LINE INVENTORY WORKSHOP – Butte @ La Quinta by Wyndham
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

LCRR AND SERVICE LINE INVENTORY WORKSHOP

We’re hitting the road!!  5 workshops in 5 days!!

Bozeman, Butte, Missoula, Kalispell, Great Falls

Watch for an Eastern Montana tour in the spring of 2023!!

Join us for a half-day workshop featuring 120Water and DEQ on the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions, including a deep dive on the
foundational Lead Service Line Inventory. We’ll highlight how other systems are tackling the rule as well as review some of the tools available to support your compliance journey.

                                                

Earn 0.300 DW CECs

Eat lunch on us and ask questions, discuss concerns, and learn more about this complicated rule!

Register Below:

Dec
14
Wed
LCRR AND SERVICE LINE INVENTORY WORKSHOP – Missoula @ Doubletree
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

LCRR AND SERVICE LINE INVENTORY WORKSHOP

We’re hitting the road!!  5 workshops in 5 days!!

Bozeman, Butte, Missoula, Kalispell, Great Falls

Watch for an Eastern Montana tour in the spring of 2023!!

Join us for a half-day workshop featuring 120Water and DEQ on the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions, including a deep dive on the
foundational Lead Service Line Inventory. We’ll highlight how other systems are tackling the rule as well as review some of the tools available to support your compliance journey.

                                                

Earn 0.300 DW CECs

Eat lunch on us and ask questions, discuss concerns, and learn more about this complicated rule!

Register Below:

Dec
15
Thu
LCRR AND SERVICE LINE INVENTORY WORKSHOP – Kalispell @ Kalispell WWTP
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

LCRR AND SERVICE LINE INVENTORY WORKSHOP

We’re hitting the road!!  5 workshops in 5 days!!

Bozeman, Butte, Missoula, Kalispell, Great Falls

Watch for an Eastern Montana tour in the spring of 2023!!

Join us for a half-day workshop featuring 120Water and DEQ on the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions, including a deep dive on the
foundational Lead Service Line Inventory. We’ll highlight how other systems are tackling the rule as well as review some of the tools available to support your compliance journey.

                                                

Earn 0.300 DW CECs

Eat lunch on us and ask questions, discuss concerns, and learn more about this complicated rule!

Register Below:

Dec
16
Fri
LCRR AND SERVICE LINE INVENTORY WORKSHOP – Great Falls @ MainStay Suites
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

LCRR AND SERVICE LINE INVENTORY WORKSHOP

We’re hitting the road!!  5 workshops in 5 days!!

Bozeman, Butte, Missoula, Kalispell, Great Falls

Watch for an Eastern Montana tour in the spring of 2023!!

Join us for a half-day workshop featuring 120Water and DEQ on the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions, including a deep dive on the
foundational Lead Service Line Inventory. We’ll highlight how other systems are tackling the rule as well as review some of the tools available to support your compliance journey.

                                                

Earn 0.300 DW CECs

Eat lunch on us and ask questions, discuss concerns, and learn more about this complicated rule!

Register Below:

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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