What was New at WaterPro Conference 2016


Doug Anderton, past president of NRWA, highlights a few new additions to the WaterPro Conference, including the launch of the “Are you smarter than a circuit rider?” game show. Also discussed: aging infrastructure, regulatory challenges.

NRWA: An insider’s perspective

Wilmer Melton, director of Public Works for the city of Kannapolis, NC, shares details of his involvement with NRWA and some of the initiatives he’s been involved with. Also discussed: the Lead and Copper Rule.

NRWA’s Circuit Rider Program


Phillip Combs, a national director of NRWA from Tennessee, explains the Circuit Rider Program, a network of water professionals who travel to utilities to provide training, assistance, or other resources.

Water quality, quantity challenges in Kansas


Dennis Schwartz, a board member and former president of the NRWA, describes his long and storied career in the water industry as well as his current work in the state of Kansas.

Water infrastructure funding trends


Glen Womack, a national director with the NRWA from the state of Louisiana, provides his insights into water funding and shares some trends, including interest rates at all time lows which mean great opportunities to rebuild our water infrastructure.