UTILITY MEMBERSHIP

Class A Members consist of Regional Water Systems – and each system holds a seat on our Board of Directors.

Please contact SDARWS at 605.556.7219 if you are interested in becoming a Class A Member.

 

Class B Members consist of Community Water Systems, Municipalities, Small Water Systems, and Tribal Systems – and Rural Water Systems organized as Non-profit or Water User Districts

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR CLASS B MEMBERSHIP

 

Class C Members consist of Sanitary Districts. Sanitary Rates are $1.00 per customer, plus $210.

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR CLASS C MEMBERSHIP

UTILITY MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

 

LOBBYING – South Dakota Rural Water is the only water and wastewater association monitoring legislation in both Pierre and Washington, DC. We register a lobbyist each year during the state Legislative Session. The Association monitors all bills affecting municipalities, rural water and wastewater systems. We conduct more water and wastewater training than any other organization in South Dakota. Our staff conducts technical assistance on-site to help operators, finance officers, and boards/councils understand what it takes to run a truly great utility. LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITIES

 

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE – South Dakota Rural Water has a variety of tools equipment available to assist our systems with any issue that may arise. From our leak detection trailers to our sewer camera - we are a one stop shop when it comes to water and wastewater assistance. LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES

 

TRAINING – SDARWS hosts over 60 state certified training sessions throughout South Dakota each year – training water and wastewater operation specialists and governing officials on regulatory information, management, financial stability, operation and maintenance of their systems, board and council development, and more. LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR TRAINING CLASSES

 

SOURCE WATER PROTECTION – SDARWS has a source water protection specialist on staff to help systems develop and implement plans to protect the quality of drinking water. CONTACT US TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SOURCE WATER PROTECTION

 

PUBLICATIONS – SDARWS strives our membership informed of training classes, events, legislation and newsworthy items affecting our industry through our bi-monthly ServiceLine Magazine, Ripples Legislative eNewsletter, and our award winning SD Rural Water eNews. LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR PUBLICATIONS

 

AFFINITY PROGRAMS – NRWA and SDARWS have a series of affinity programs to support water and wastewater utilities across the state. These programs are available through SDARWS as a benefit for our members. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT AFFINITY PROGRAMS

 

CLASS B & C MEMBERSHIP RATES

Class B:

Community Water Systems

Population — Annual Rate

0-100 — $250

101-249 — $360

250-499 — $385

500-749 — $420

750-999 — $500

1,000-1,249 — $565

1,250-1,499 — $590

1,500-1,749 — $615

1,750-1,999 — $640

2,000-2,249 — $715

2,250-2,499 — $740

2,500-2,749 — $765

2,750-2,999 — $790

3,000-3,249 — $840

3,250-3,499 — $865

3,500-3,749 — $890

3,750-3,999 — $915

4,000-4,249 — $990

4,250-4,499 — $1,015

4,500-25,000 — $1,240

25,001-75,000 — $1,515

75,001-OVER — $4,090

 

Last updated 02/11/2021

Class C:

Sanitary Districts

$1.00 per customer, plus $210

 

Last updated 02/11/2021

 

 

SOUTH DAKOTA ASSOCIATION OF RURAL WATER SYSTEMS

 

STAFF

CORPORATE PARTNERS OF SOUTH DAKOTA RURAL WATER

Office Hours: M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm

MADISON OFFICE

203 W. Center Street | PO Box 287

Madison, SD 57042

605.556.7219 (p) | 605.556.1497 (f)

SPEARFISH OFFICE

301 Seaton Circle | PO Box 815

Spearfish, SD 57783

605.642.4031 (p/f)

South Dakota Rural Water is a proud member

of the National Rural Water Association

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