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42nd Annual NMRWA Conference

July 14 @ 8:00 am - July 16 @ 5:00 pm

UPDATE to Covid-19:

In an abundance of caution, and in compliance with the New Mexico State Department of Health’s requirement that no large meetings be held as a result of the COVID-19 virus outbreak, New Mexico Rural Water Association’s 42nd Annual Conference is rescheduled for July 14 – 16, 2020 at Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town. The test has been tentatively rescheduled to July 17, 2020.

We will maintain all conference registrations received and have them in place for the new conference dates.  If anyone who has paid registration fees would like a refund, please email bill@nullnmrwa.org with your request and your payment will be refunded.  Those of you who have not yet registered for the conference, please register any time between now and the new conference date.

We regret the inconvenience, but our concern is always for the well being of our members, our staff, and our entire rural water community.


NMRWA’s 42nd Annual Conference will take place on July 14 – 16, 2020 at Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town. We proudly invite you to exhibit /attend our annual state conference.  NMRWA’s conference is a premier water and wastewater industry training and vendor exhibit event.  Our conference will feature up to 36 training presentations per day on a variety of topics to include:  Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Training, Water Sampler Certification Training, Regulatory Training, Board Training and much more.  Please join us!!!


Online Registration 

Mail-in Registration


2020 Annual Conference Exhibitor Packet

Annual Meeting & Delegate Registration

The New Mexico Rural Water Association is a member-based nonprofit organization assisting water and wastewater systems. We need your participation in the Annual Meeting to elect representatives from your region to the Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Please send a delegate to represent you – your voice and your vote helps all water systems in New Mexico. Thank you for your support of Rural Water!

2020 Notice of Annual Meeting 

2020 Delegate Form 


Tentative Annual Conference Schedule*

*Please note, classes and times are subject to change in the weeks leading up to the conference, please check back frequently to make sure you have the most up to date version.


Our spots to present have been filled. If you are interested in presenting at one of our future conferences or workshops please email Quintin Cox at quintin@nullnmrwa.org.

Operator Exam

2019 State of New Mexico Water/Waste Water/ Sampler Certification Exam: TENTATIVELY Friday, July 17th, 2020

Exam Registration deadline is tentatively June 18th,2020, check back for final deadline.

For more information about the exam and study guides please click here

Check back for more details about the Conference and information on testing.  Contact the NMRWA Office at 505.884.1031 or info@nullnmrwa.org if you have questions.

NMRWA & Bohannan-Huston, Inc. Water Taste Test 2020

Does your system have the best tasting water in New Mexico? Register today for the chance to win the title of Best Tasting Water in New Mexico! The Grand Prize Winner will be sent to represent New Mexico’s rural water systems in Washington, DC at the annual Rural Water Rally. Winners will receive airfare and hotel accommodations, courtesy of Bohannan-Huston, Inc., to travel to Washington DC to participate in the National Rural Water Association’s Great American Water Taste Test. As the state’s winner, you will meet New Mexico’s Congressional Delegation and have an opportunity to tour our nation’s beautiful capital city.

2020 Water Taste Test info

2020 NMRWA Annual Conference Awards

The New Mexico Rural Water Association recognizes the outstanding services and commitment of the men and women involved in operating, managing, directing, and supporting New Mexico’s water and wastewater utilities through our Annual Awards Ceremony. Award recipients are acknowledged through press releases to newspapers and television stations statewide.

To nominate someone for their service and commitment please click the link below 

Annual Awards Nomination Form 2020

For a list of all awards given please click the link below 

Annual Conference Awards 2020


July 14 @ 8:00 am
July 16 @ 5:00 pm


(505) 884-1031


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