70 Romano Vineyard Way
North Kingstown, RI 02852

Water Circuit Rider

The NRWA Circuit Rider Program serves all 50 States and Puerto Rico, totaling 132
Circuit Riders.  These Circuit Riders provide hands-on training and technical assistance
to small, rural water systems on an everyday basis, 24/7. Personal, professional
assistance is at the heart of the Circuit Rider program. On-site help is delivered when
and where a rural community needs it. Assistance to small communities and rural utility
systems serving a population of 10,000 or less has included:

  •  Identifying & evaluating affordable solutions to water & wastewater
    problems in rural areas
  • Assisting systems to rapidly respond & recover after natural & man-made
    emergencies such as hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, floods, wildfires,
    ice storms and the health pandemic, COVID-19
  • Protecting the environment & public health by improving treatment
  • Improving financial sustainability through better management practices,
    more efficient operations & better maintained system components
  • Enhancing compliance with federal regulations
  • Assistance directed toward RD/RUS borrowers and potential borrowers
  • Assistance provided for all aspects of water utility management, finance,
    operation and maintenance, regulatory compliance, energy efficiency and
    loan/grant applications