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News of interested for Georgia Rural Water Association and our customers.
May 21, 2019 - 12:38:20 PM

New Requirements for America's Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA)

Section 2013 of America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (AWIA) requires community water systems that serve more than 3,300 people to complete a risk and resilience assessment and develop an emergency response plan. See Fact Sheet for more information.
May 10, 2019 - 07:57:27 AM

Deadline for Hazard Mitigation Grants for Hurricane Michael Extended Statewide to July 31

ATLANTA –All Communities and counties are eligible and encouraged to apply for grants through the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) as a result of damages from Hurricane Michael. The deadline for HMGP pre-applications ...
May 3, 2019 - 09:18:42 AM

2019 Licensure Renewal Period

The Georgia Board Examiners for Certification of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators and Laboratory Analysts would like to notify you of the licensure renewal period. The renewal date for all licensees is June 30th of every odd numbered year. ...
May 3, 2019 - 03:59:51 PM

Exam Development Process and Response to State of Georgia Comments and Inquiry

Exam Development Process and Response to State of Georgia Comments and Inquiry ABC’s 2017 Standardized Exams were developed through a rigorous psychometric process that began with job analyses conducted in 2014-2015. Through this process, more than 7,000 industry stakeholders provided input ...
March 22, 2019 - 01:17:45 PM

America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018

All Community Water Systems (CWSs) Serving More Than 3,300 Persons MUST Conduct a New Risk & Resiliency Assessment (RRA) and Emergency Response Plan (ERP) by June 30, 2021: Certain dates apply based on population served by a CWS as stated below.