Our Vision

"To be known as the strongest self-supported association providing membership-based services in Montana!"

Our Mission

"To provide quality services for member systems to enable them to produce the best product with their available resources!"

Our Tasks

"Provide training and technical assistance to people running systems for: Drinking Water; Waste Water; Solid Waste; Tribal"



We Want to Hear From You! Has an MRWS employee helped your system with a problem? Let our Circuit Riders / Technicians or Specialists know in writing, what they have helped your system accomplish! Have you attended one of our training classes and thought the trainer did an excellent job? Your written statements will help us with funding requests on the State and National level; which means we can continue to provide You and Your System with the same level of On-site Technical Assistance and Training that you have come to expect from Our Organization!

Well if so, we want to hear from you! Take this opportunity to give a "THANKS" or "GREAT JOB" to an MRWS employee. If you would like to show your appreciation for a job well done, please email comments to our office or you can send a letter to: MRWS, Inc. 925 7th Ave. South, Great Falls, MT 59405.

Operators! Please send your email address to MRWS so we can notify you by email. This will help reduce our costs. To sign up please print a copy of this report and mail it to our office.

Operators! You can now track the CEC's that you earn. You can find the link on http://deq.mt.gov/wqinfo/opcert/default.mcpx. Or go direct to the page http://svc.mt.gov/deq/operatorcectotal/.

You can now print copies from our Suppliers Index. Or if you want a specific card, go to the Associate Directory Index, select the card you want and use the "file / print" commands to print that specific card.

The National Rural Water Association is the leader in developing mobile applications for the benefit of system operations specialists, utility managers, engineers, and consumers. Check out the NRWA Mobile Apps page by clicking on the graphic below!




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Rural Water Advisory: Update on Ebola Information for Water and Wastewater Utilities. Download this Word document.

Check out our NEW Wastewater / Septic Tank Handout: “Which includes links on important


Wastewater and Septic Tank issues”

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR RATE STUDY & DESIGN

The Lockwood Water & Sewer District is requesting proposals from qualified firms for professional services to conduct a cost of service rate study for the District's water and wastewater utilities and recommend changes to the rate structures and rate adjustments to fully cover the costs of operating, maintaining and upgrading the water and wastewater systems. Services must be provided in compliance with all Local, State, and Federal requirements. All responses to the detailed RFP must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on May 13, 2016.

Copies of the detailed request for proposals (RFP), including a description of the services to be provided, proposal format, content, and timeline can be obtained by contacting Mike Ariztia, District Manager, Lockwood Water & Sewer District, 1644 Old Hardin Road, Billings, Montana, 59101, by calling (406) 259-4120, by email or on the District website: lockwoodwater.com. All responses to the detailed RFP must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on May 13, 2016.

Source Water Specialist -
MRWS will be hiring a full-time, benefited employee to provide technical assistance to public water systems to generate interest and procure their participation in MRWS's Source Water Protection Program through development and implementation of Source Water Protection Plans. This is a highly responsible, technical, "hands-on" position that requires a college degree and 2-years of work experience in the water/wastewater/environmental sciences field. Knowledge and experience with Geographic Information System (GIS) is highly desirable. Statewide travel required. See a detailed job description at mrws.org in the "classifieds". Submit resume, with salary requirements to Montana Rural Water Systems, 925 7th Ave So, Great Falls, MT 59405, or to mrws@bresnan.net. Position open until filled.

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NRWA’s Rural Water Revolving Loan Fund has helped scores of small water systems to address important operational needs. If you are a small water or wastewater systems in our state and might be interested in applying for an RLF loan, you can check out their ad.

An MRWS Brochure is available. To download a copy select "MRWS Brochure" on the FORMS page.

Surviving the Flood:…. Watch this video and then check out the new link from EPA on our Related Links Tab. Then click on and download, EPA’s Flood Resilience: A Basic Guide for Water and Wastewater Utilities!


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