RURAL WATER E-NEWS …………………………….……….….…………………………….   1/5/2022

Gov. Evers: Announces $18 million to help Wisconsin families pay water bills.  Gov. Tony Evers today announced $18 million in funding is available through the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) to provide water utility assistance to Wisconsin families.  Gov. Evers: Announces $18 million to help Wisconsin families pay water bills | WisPolitics.com

PFAS found in Rib Mountain municipal well.  Sanitary officials have detected a man-made chemical in one of Rib Mountains’ four municipal wells.  Elevated levels of PFAS were found in well number one in late November.  PFAS found in Rib Mountain municipal well (wsaw.com)

2022 WRWA Technical Conference Awards nominations are now being taken.  The 2022 WRWA Conference will sneak up on us very soon and it’s now time to nominate you or your neighbor’s systems, operators or other achievements.  We have changed the forms slightly so nominations are a bit easier.  Please have your nominations back to us as soon as you can so we can go over the lists and choose the best of Wisconsin Rural Water!  2022-Nominations-Form.pdf (wrwa.org)

How’s the fishing been?!  Let’s find out at the WRWA Annual Ice Fisherees at Fox Lake and Chetek.  Wednesday, January 26, 2022 and Thursday, January 27, 2022 ~ Fox Lake, WI and Thursday, February 17, 2022 and Friday, February 18, 2022 ~ Chetek, WI.  Fish, food, fun and prizes on a cold Winter’s Day!  Ice Fisheree – WRWA

Quote: “The road to easy street goes thru the sewer.” – John Madden