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Manditory Consolidation

November 20, 2017  Illinois and Utah Rural Water Associations Stand Up for Small and Rural Communities and Against Allowing State Regulators to Force Consolidation Over Community Objections: On Wednesday, Illinois Rural Water’s Executive Director Frank Dunmire and Utah Rural Water’s National Director and NRWA Regulatory Committee Chair Paul Fulgham made presentations to the House Energy…
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November 20, 2017 0

Cyber Attacks on Critical Infrastructure

DHS, FBI Warn Companies of Ongoing Cyber Attacks on Critical Infrastructure: The Department of Homeland Security and FBI issued a rare public alert warning owners of U.S. critical infrastructure to battle an ongoing campaign of state-hacker corps cyber attacks against their information and control networks.  Energy and industrial firms were notified Friday and again Saturday…
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October 30, 2017 0

Job Openings

TOWN OF ROUND MOUNTAIN UTILITY OPERATOR The Town of Round Mountain is accepting applications for Utility Operator. Pay Range is between $19.23 and $24.54 dependent upon experience. This is a full-time, variable schedule possible, position with benefits.  Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; retirement, paid annual and sick leave. Utility Operator is responsible for…
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September 28, 2017 0

Benefit of Joining NvWARN

NvWARN member utilities are invited to participate in a 4-hour virtual Table-Top Exercise. EARTHEx is FREE. All you need is an internet connection. The goal is to review internal policies and agency response actions in extreme,”Black Sky” hazard scenarios: Subcontinent-scale power outages with cascading infrastructure failures. The exercise will focus on four primary areas: Executive…
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July 20, 2017 0

     


June 2, 2017 0

Scam Alert!!

USDA has made us aware of the following: Possible Scam: System for Award Management (SAM) Email Notifications from Third Party Companies We are alerting you that third party companies are offering to help you update information contained within the System for Award Management (www.SAM.gov) website, for a fee.  Your SAM registration contains sensitive business information,…
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April 28, 2017 0

USDA Rural Development Invests $188 Million in Rural Nevada in 2016

USDA News see details at   https://www.rd.usda.gov/newsroom/news-release/usda-rural-development-invests-188-million-nevada-2016-135-billion-over-eight


December 3, 2016 0

National Rural Water Announces Creation of Workforce Advancement Center

The National Rural Water Association, the nation’s largest water utility association with over 31,000 members, announced the creation of the NRWA Workforce Advancement Center today during a joint ceremony with the Oklahoma Rural Water Association at NRWA’s headquarters in Duncan, Okla.  The Center will develop the WaterPro Apprenticeship Program, a nationally recognized standard that will…
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November 14, 2016 0