Louisiana Rural Water Association
Louisiana Rural Water Association (LRWA) is governed by a membership elected board of directors. LRWA is a non-profit organization established in 1978 to assist small water and wastewater systems through training, on-site technical assistance, and state operator certification. Our assistance is geared toward the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater systems and to assist them in understanding the rules and regulations of said operation. LRWA has been the driving force providing water and wastewater training and technical assistance to small towns and rural areas of all sixty-four parishes of Louisiana.

Some of the services LRWA offers are:

  • Provide assistance by telephone, on-site technical assistance and training to all water and wastewater systems across the state
  • Provide membership to water and/or wastewater systems, small municipalities, individual and vendors associated with the water and/or wastewater industry
  • Updated yearly membership list provided to associate members
  • Operator certification training, applications, and information
  • Energy conservation training sessions and technical assistance (smoke testing, leak detection, sewer video camera, etc.)
  • Statewide training sessions on related topics for water and/or wastewater systems
  • Various training manuals for operator certification
  •  Various manuals for the operation and maintenance of water and/or wastewater systems
  •  Re-certification credit hours available through LRWA training sessions
  •  Annual technical/training conference
  •  Rate structures
  •  Informing membership of federal and state issues
  •  Lobby programs on the state and federal level
  •  Quarterly magazines with advertisement and articles related to water and wastewater industry to all members (free classified ads – Help Wanted or Equipment for Sale)
  •  Expeditious on-site technical assistance for all types of water and/or wastewater systems
  •  Water and/or wastewater system health insurance information
  •  Water and/or wastewater system liability insurance information
  •  Reduced registration fees for all LRWA events
  •  LRWA offers up-to-date information on our web-site (www.lrwa.org)
  •  Transportable wastewater pilot plant with complete lab setup
  •  Equipment available along with technical assistance
  •  Voting rights in association affairs for active members

Contact Louisiana Rural Water Association

1325 3rd Ave.
PO Box 180
Kinder, Louisiana  70648
Phone: 337-738-2896
Toll Free: 1-800-256-2591
Fax: 337-738-5620


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Louisiana

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