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WRWA Lead and Copper Service Line Survey

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We need your help! WRWA is required to identify all water services lines that serve our customers, to comply with the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions established in 2021 by the EPA (Environmental...

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WRWA Fluoridation Award

Dan Westegard, Water Treatment Plant Superintendent, and Greg Bremer, Water Treatment Plant Operator, were recently awarded the Water Fluoridation Quality Award from the American Home Finding...

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Wapello Rural Water Top Five Finalist at National Best Tasting Water Competition

The 23rd annual Great American Water Taste Test (GAWTT) was held in Washington, D.C. on March 30, 2022. Throughout the year, utilities from across the country vie for a spot to represent their...

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WRWA Wins Best Tasting Water in Iowa Award

Wapello Rural Water Association took home the Best Tasting Water in Iowa award at the 2021 Iowa Rural Water Association’s 30th Annual Conference held in Okoboji Aug. 31st and Sept. 1st.


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Wapello Rural Water - Water Source Changes

With the completion of the South Supply Project, WRWA will finalize all of the water source transitions in May. WRWA will be switching the current water source from Ottumwa Water Works to our...

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Wapello Rural Water Association Launches a Brand New Website! Subscribe Today!

We are excited to announce that our new website has launched and includes all the information our community needs related to their water service. Check back often, as we will be adding information...

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Water & Wastewater Treatment Workers of Iowa Week

On June 20, 2019 WRWA CEO Krista Huffman was present when Governor Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation declaring August 18 – August 24 as Water & Wastewater Treatment Workers of Iowa Week.


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High Five Tuesday

On Tuesday June 4th the staff of Wapello Rural Water went back to school.  On that day they made the short trip down Mary Street to Liberty Elementary School in Ottumwa, Ia.  There water bottles...

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Carolyn Walker Named 2019 System Board Member of the Year!

The Iowa Rural Water Association is pleased to announce that Carolyn Walker of Wapello Rural Water Association has been named the 2019 System Board Member of the Year.  Mrs. Walker was presented...

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Duane Bass Named 2018 Board Member of the Year!

The Iowa Rural Water Association names Duane Bass 2018 System Board Member of the Year. The award was presented at the 44th Annual Iowa Rural Water Association held in Des Moines, IA February...

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