The rumor is that KRWA staff have more than 400 years of experience dealing with water and wastewater systems. It is not a rumor; it is true! Check the tech assistance link to see examples of their work.
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The Kansas Public Water Supply Loan Fund may be one of your options when it comes to financing water utility improvements. Or it may be the USDA Rural Development Loan and Grant program, the Kansas Department of Commerce, or bonds.
KRWA provides unparalleled technical assistance to both water and wastewater systems. Learn more about these and other programs and how partnerships with state and federal agencies help KRWA deliver services to keep utilities in service 24/7/365.
This the unique self-help, sweat equity program that helps local communities and water systems construct facilities including fire stations, community centers, water systems, and many more. As of July 31, 2014, the KAN STEP program has funded 87 projects that would have retail costs totaling $39,323,113. Volunteers will donate $17,240,135 for a cost reduction of 43.8% of retail cost.
The mission of the Kansas Water/Wastewater, Gas & Electric Mutual Aid Program is to support and promote statewide emergency preparedness, disaster response and mutual assistance for utility systems in Kansas. KRWA is a sponsoring agency and has developed and hosts the KS MAP Web site.
Maps. Who needs them? Why don't we have them? Where can we get new maps made? How much will it cost? KRWA has completed hundreds of mapping projects for water, wastewater, gas, electrical and other utilities. Learn about the subsidy program from the Kansas Water Office.
Hailed as one of the most efficient and educational State Water conferences in the nation, KRWA's Annual Conference & Exhibition held annually in March features training, exhibits, food & entertainment, networking opportunities and more.
Standards for boards and councils are tied to funding. Make sure your board or council has the latest ideas to make sound decisions for your system. Sessions available throughout the year at many locations, some at no cost.
KRWA has been a principal supporter of many pieices of legislation in Kansas that are beneficial to local communities. As an affiliate of the National Rural Water Association, KRWA members' voices are heard in Washington.
KRWA's quarterly magazine is among the top Association publications in Kansas. Each issue is filled with relevant topics that cities and RWDs and others learn from. Issues are archived online back to 1997.
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– in National News on 11/26/2014