ND Rural Water Systems Association

ND Rural Water 2009


Eric Volk, Executive Director
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ND Rural Water Systems Association provides an array of services for water and wastewater utilities, large or small.  The association was formed in 1974 to educate, promote, support and lead North Dakota’s water industry in providing quality service to their customers.   


Utilizing our Equipment – we provide services to aid our members

Aerial Drone – perform water tower and above ground reservoir inspection

Aquatic Drone – pinpoint sludge levels in lagoon

Backflow Prevention – certified personnel perform backflow prevention and cross connection control

Leak Correlator – we provide leak detection and water loss management

Electric Gate Valve Exerciser – designed to exercise gate valves

Sewer Camera – wastewater system troubleshooting

Smoke Testing – determine underground sewer line leaks


On-Site Assistance – provides support for water and wastewater utility personnel

Curbstop, line & valve location

Poly-Pigging (Water & Sewer)

Meter testing & repair

Consumer Confidence Report

Rate Analysis and System Planning

Rule and Regulation Updates


Source Water Protection – let us help you meet USDA loan requirements and EPA’s America’s Water Infrastructure Act 

SWP Plan Development

Conservation & Drought Planning

Contaminant Source Inventory

Emergency Response Planning

Risk & Resilience Assessment


Training Programs
Annual EXPO & Conference

Operator Certification Preparation

Leadership Retreat

Technical, Managerial & Financial Training

WaterPro Conference

Apprenticeship Program