Canaan Fire District #1 Enters Great American Water Taste Test

April Busfield (right) and Gary Leach at Canaan Fire District #1 Canaan Fire District #1, which provides drinking water to residents of Canaan, Vt. and Stewartstown, N.H., won the title of best tasting water in Vermont during a statewide competition in 2022. Now it...

2023 Board Member Nominations

The Vermont Rural Water Association is governed by a five-member, volunteer board. Board members serve three-year terms and are elected by the membership. View our current board members. There are two board seats up for election this year. Nominees must be affiliated...

2023 Tony Torchia Award Nominations

The Tony Torchia Special Recognition Award is given to one person each year in recognition of special contribution to the water/wastewater field in Vermont. View past recipients here. Fill out the form below to submit your nomination for the 2023 award. Nominations...
Water Heroes: Stub Parker

Water Heroes: Stub Parker

Left to right: Paul Olander, Jim Brimblecombe, Tim Donaghy, Stub Parker, Ethan Graham, and Dan Copp at Stub’s retirement party. Leslie (Stub) Parker retired from Danville’s Wastewater Treatment Facility at the end of October after 39 years as the Chief Operator....
Water Heroes: Brad Snow

Water Heroes: Brad Snow

Brad Snow Brad Snow is a registered apprentice in drinking water and wastewater treatment for the town of Richmond, VT. In honor of National Apprenticeship Week, we asked him a few questions about his experiences as an apprentice. Learn about Vermont Rural Water’s...
Water Heroes: Ryan Muratorri

Water Heroes: Ryan Muratorri

Ryan Muratorri at the Poultney wastewater treatment facility. Ryan Muratorri is a registered wastewater treatment apprentice in the town of Poultney, VT. In honor of National Apprenticeship Week, we asked him a few questions about his experiences as an apprentice....