About Us

The Nevada Rural Water Association is a nonprofit membership organization providing water and wastewater technical assistance, and watershed protection coordination programs statewide. We reach out to offer an extensive training calendar that includes practical, hands-on training, individual instruction and mentoring, and classroom and board room training. In addition to our annual training conferences, training is offered by request at your location and on your schedule. Here are just a few examples of assistance and training we are ready to deliver:

  • Using GIS for mapping and utility management
  • Water and Wastewater Training / Certification Preparation
  • Rate Setting Assistance
  • Community Based Watershed Protection Planning
  • Household Income Surveys
  • Training for Board Members (multiple subjects)
  • Understanding your system and its components
  • Water and Wastewater Regulations Compliance
  • Long-Range Capital Improvement Planning
  • Water Conservation Plans
  • Maintenance Management Programs
  • Operation and Maintenance Manuals
  • Implementing Your Cross-Connection Control Program
  • Public Outreach and Education
  • Quickbooks, Excel and Office procedures

There are many others available, please call for more information.



Topic: Subsurface Utility Engineering Instruments and Water Audits

Date: June 23, 2017

Time: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.


Carson City: Western Nevada College (host location)

Reno: TMCC Redfield Campus

Elko: Great Basin College

Ely: Great Basin College

Las Vegas: CSN Cheyenne Campus

Pahrump: Great Basin College

Winnemucca: Great Basin College

**Other locations may be available upon request**

Fees: $35.00

Instructors: Grant DuBois of Instrument Technology Corporation and Ryan Kolda of Nevada Rural Water Association

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Class Description:

The first two hours of this two part training will cover pipe and cable location using electromagnetic locators and ground penetrating radar, instruments for water leak detection and pipe inspection. The second part of the training will provide a basic overview of water audit content and how to approach the task.

Participants will become familiar with subsurface utility engineering instruments and water audits for loss control.

This class has been approved for 3.0 Contact Training Hours.