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Donate Now to MsRWA’s Disaster Relief Fund

Since 2005 disasters have been of such magnitude that MsRWA’s unrivaled expertise in aiding water/wastewater utilities in emergencies has been welcomed. MsRWA has established a Rural Water Emergency Assistance Cooperative also know as “RWEAC”.  This Cooperative Network is formed of water/wastewater utilities and Associate Members  to provide a coordinated emergency response effort to water/wastewater utilities …

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Small and Rural Communities Praise Senators Wicker (MS) and Congressmen Harper (MS) for Passing S. 611, “The Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Assistance Act.”

Small and Rural Communities Praise Senators Wicker (MS) and Congressmen Harper (MS) for Passing S. 611, “The Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Assistance Act.” On November 30, 2015, the House of Representatives approved S. 611, “The Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Assistance Act.”  The bill passed the Senate on May 18, …

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Wicker Rural Water Bill Passes Key House Subcommittee

Wicker Rural Water Bill Passes Key House Subcommittee October 30, 2015 by RealEstateRama WASHINGTON – October 30, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., made the following statement regarding yesterday’s passage of his “Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Assistance Act,” S. 611, by the House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy: “Small …

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Wicker Champions Rural Water Bill

Wicker Champions Rural Water Bill Grants for Technical Assistance and Training Are Important to Mississippi Communities Addressing local water needs is a major responsibility for small and rural communities.  In fact, most of America’s drinking water and wastewater supplies serve areas with less than 10,000 residents.  These services are important to public health and quality …

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USDA Public Input on New Water Infrastructure Farm Bill Provisions

USDA Rural Development is holding a listening session to hear comments on the 2014 Farm Bill provision that requires the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) to encourage private financing of rural water and waste disposal facilities and how it impacts USDA’s Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant programs. Included in Section 6019 of the Farm …

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