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Sustainable Utility Management Training

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Water is a critical resource in the process of maintaining a good quality of life for Alabama citizens.

October 18 - Alexander City

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This workshop will help utilities address a full range of operational and management challenges necessary to assist in improving the overall operation of the Utility.

  • How to deliver increasingly efficient, and higher quality services
  • How to improve long‐term sustainability and increase resiliency
  • Using the Rural and Small Systems Guidebook to Sustainable Utility Management for improvements of your Utility’s Operation

This training will be FREE OF CHARGE.

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Time Event
8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Instructions & Workshop Objectives
8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Overview of 10 Key Management Areas
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Achievable Utility Assessment
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Self-Assessment Determining Sustainable Goals
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. LUNCH
(On your own)
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Preparing for a Regulatory Inspection - “A Visual Guide to High Performance”
Developed by USA Bluebook and Woodard & Curran
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. NPDES Keys to Compliance
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Where to find Funding
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Feedback / Evaluations

This Training Session will provide
7.0 Wastewater CEH’s
Subject to ADEM Approval
Training is provided as a joint effort of the
Alabama Rural Water Association and USDA-RUS

Sustainable Management of Rural and Small Systems
is sponsored by the USDA

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Dates and Locations

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Oct 18 Bailey Sportsplex Cabin
1685 Arena Road
Alexander City, AL. 35010 (Google Map)
Oct 15


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Alabama Rural Water Association is a non-profit organization representing water and wastewater systems serving rural communities and towns and commercial firms which support these systems.

We provide assistance to comply with State and Federal regulations, to help with management and operational problems, and to stimulate training initiatives.

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Alabama Rural Water Association
2576 Bell Road
Montgomery AL 36117 
Phone: (334) 396-5511
Fax: (334) 396-7090 


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