December 2018

In This Issue
Decision Makers Summit
Awards of Excellence
New Training Classes Coming Up
National Apprenticeship Program
Grants Assist Communities by Improving Infrastructure
NRWA Announces Savings Engine
Holiday Hours

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Decision Makers Summit

Registration for  our 2019 Decision Makers Summit is open. Click  here  to learn more about this year's Summit and to register.


Awards of Excellence 

Congratulations to our 2019 Awards of Excellence recipients! Winners were announced at the Awards Luncheon held during our 2018 Annual Conference. Click  here  to see who won.

New Training Classes Coming Up

Interested in what training classes we have scheduled for the 1stquarter? Click  here  to see what we have lined up.

National Apprenticeship Program

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently awarded a $6 million grant to NRWA for further development of its National Apprenticeship program. Edna Primrose, USDA Assistant Administrator for Rural Development's Water and Environmental Programs, announced this award to NRWA for workforce development in the water industry that will assist in providing rural America with clean, reliable water resources. Learn more  here .

SCRWA is looking forward to implementing the Apprenticeship Program here in South Carolina. Ken Cox was recently hired as the Workforce Development Coordinator. If you have questions, would like more information or would like to be involved in the SCRWA Apprenticeship Program, please contact Ken via phone (864.710.6211) or email:


Grants Assist Communities by Improving Infrastructure

The SC Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) has approved grant assistance for 27 communities, totaling more than $12 million, to strengthen water, sewer and storm water infrastructure and open doors for economic opportunities across the state.  Read more .

NWRA Announces Savings Engine

National Rural Water Association (NRWA) has launched the Aqkwa Savings Engine to provide consumers with an interactive, personalized online tool to help save water, energy and money. Learn more  here

SCRWA will be closed Monday & Tuesday, December 24 and 25 for Christmas. We will also be closed Tuesday, January 1 for New Years. Have a safe and happy holiday season!