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Why Choose Us?

Our team works day and night all year long to support the over 500 water and wastewater utilities in the State of Alabama. We have built a solid reputation of trust in the industry and provide a constant presence throughout the State. Being an Associate Member of the Alabama Rural Water Association will provide your group with access to events utilities are interested in participating in, as well as coverage of the State through many marketing opportunities.


As the Primary Support Membership organization for water and wastewater groups in the State of Alabama, it is imperative that the Alabama Rural Water Association work to maintain a positive and constant presence throughout the State. By joining our Association as an Associate Member, your company will get to share in the benefit of all of that constant and hard work.

Use our meticulously cultivated and mature network and platform in Alabama to instantly boost your company's reputation within this space simply by virtue of association.


Averaging over 1,000 attendees and 140 exhibitors, this conference is one of the biggest of its kind in the Southeastern United States. A large number of utilities in the State are represented at this event. This is the premier event in Alabama to get your company noticed.


We partner with our neighboring Rural Water Association in order to bring training to the Florida Panhandle and the Alabama Coast. We alternate years hosting this event in Alabama.


Throughout the year, the ARWA hosts dozens of one-day training events offering Continuing Education Hours (CEHs) to water and wastewater professionals in Alabama. We regularly work with Associate Members to fill those agendas!


The ARWA is constantly producing informational material in both print and digital spaces offering plenty of sponsorship and advertising opportunity for our Associate Members .


The ARWA's partnerships with numerous State and Federal agencies such as (but not limited to) ADEM, USDA, DOE, ADECA, EPA, OWR, EMA, Homeland Security, DOL, and the Dept. of Agriculture offers a broad spectrum of exposure to any company with an Associate Membership with the ARWA.

Strong Partnership

We look forward to working with you!

We at the Alabama Rural Water Association realize the value in being able to offer our members a great service at the lowest possible cost. Your partnership can help us maintain that goal while providing your group a platform for ultimate saturation and exposure in Alabama's Water and Wastewater Industry.

If you are new to ARWA, we look forward to a long and prosperous partnership. If you are one of our many existing partners, we want to say THANK YOU!!! and we are happy to move into the future with your company's continued support of our Association.

For additional information, read through our Associate Membership Brochure (pdf).

Associate Membership Information and Dues

The Alabama Rural Water Association has always offered our Associate Members a fantastic 'Basic' Membership with the Association that offers a solid entry level of exposure to the ARWA's member utilities. The ARWA has also always offered a variety of options in addition to the 'Basic' Membership that allow for our Associate Members to acquire additional levels of exposure and participation.

We are pleased to now offer the opportunity to Bundle participation with the Association. A feature that has been frequently requested by our most active Associate Members, no longer will you have to go through the approval process for each event you wish to sponsor or participate with. Write one check and get everything you need!

We now offer five levels of membership. Details on each are described in the Brochure. Information on Associate Membership Levels

  • Basic - $500
  • Silver - $2,500
  • Gold - $3,500
  • Platinum - $4,750
  • Diamond - $7,500

  * Note: Approximately 15% of your annual dues is non-deductible and used to provide professional representation of your interests in the legislature.

Associate Membership Brochure

Download the entire ARWA Associate Membership Brochure (pdf) [3 MB].

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ARWA Associate Membership Application Cover
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ARWA Associate Membership Application - Why choose us?
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Why Choose ARWA? (pdf)

ARWA Associate Membership Brochure - Back Cover
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Associate Membership
Brochure - (pdf)


2020 ARWA Member Directory

Submission Deadline: September 27, 2019

We are in the process of updating Member listing information for the 2020 ARWA Membership Directory. For Associate Members, we are continuing the category section where associate members can be found by product and/or service. This is to enhance the Directory and to better market your company. Please complete your listing form and include up to three categories from the Category listing.

Return it to the ARWA to be included in the directory FREE OF CHARGE. We must have your signature and selection of categories on this form faxed to the ARWA at 334-396-7090 or emailed to by 9/27/2019 to be included in this section.

2020 ARWA Associate Member Directory Listing (pdf)

During the month of August, a Company Representative of MediaEdge Communications will be contacting Associate Members regarding advertising in the publication. We hope you will join other ARWA Associate Members through your participation.



2020 Conference Cover

ARWA's 42nd Annual Technical Training Conference

Mobile, Alabama

March 15-18, 2020
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ARWA Membership Information

Water and Wastewater Memberships

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ARWA Board of Directors

ARWA Staff

Open for Registration

Lab Testing Procedures with Hands-On Training (WW)
February 27-Livingston
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ARWA's 42nd Annual Technical Training Conference (W/WW)
Mobile, Alabama

March 15-18, 2020
Registration is Open!
Grade II/III Water Certification Test Prep (W)
Course starts
March 23-Thorsby
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Sustainable Utility Management (W/WW)
May 14-Auburn
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Water University
Utility Management Certification

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Schedule your own
On-site CEH Training

Earn CEHs
Plan for future training!
Training Calendar


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Water Loss Protection

The ARWA/NRWA ServLine Program protects your utility against losses from customers’ water leaks, and provides the opportunity for them to add service line repair replacement protection. Learn more.



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.

Learn more about us.


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