SOUTH DAKOTA ASSOCIATION OF RURAL WATER SYSTEMS

 

STAFF

April 28-29, 2021

Best Western Ramkota Hotel - Rapid City

DOES YOUR SYSTEM HAVE THE BEST WATER IN SOUTH DAKOTA?

Make sure to enter SD Rural Water Taste Test to be held in conjunction with the Rural Water EXPO in Rapid City!

 

RULES:

  1. Bring your sample to the EXPO registration table by 1:00 PM on Wednesday, April 29th.
  2. Samples must be submitted in a glass jar quart size or larger labeled with your system name.
  3. No water system can represent more than one entry from their system.
  4. Systems submitting samples must be members of SDARWS and meet DENR approval by having no violations of bacteriological testing or chemical monitoring for two years prior to the Taste Test.
  5. Due to the pandemic, if your system is not able to attend the EXPO, but you'd still like to submit a sample, please call the SDARWS office at 605-556-7219 to determine if we can arrange to pick up your sample.

 

JUDGING CRITERIA:

A panel of judges will be selected to choose the winners. Judges will consider:

  • Taste
  • Clarity
  • Odor

 

Preliminary judging will begin at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, April 28th. Three finalists will be selected for final judging to take place at

9:30 AM Thursday, April 29th. Winners will be announced at the conclusion of the EXPO.

 

PRIZES:

First place will represent all of South Dakota in the National Drinking Water Taste Test in Washington, DC in February 2022, an art-glass  trophy, 2 Full-Conference registration passes for the 2022 Annual Technical Conference, recognition in ServiceLine magazine, and bragging rights for the next year!

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, this event is subject to be canceled or modified.

CORPORATE SPONSORS 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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