ARPA Funding for Water & Sewer Infrastructure

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), the latest Covid relief bill passed in March 2021, includes aid for state and local governments. Vermont will receive more than $1.25 billion of Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funding from ARPA. The legislature and...
Water Heroes: Leonard Farrar

Water Heroes: Leonard Farrar

Leonard Farrar Name: Leonard Farrar System: New England Kurn Hattin School New England Kurn Hattin School for Children has been around since the early 1900s. Students and some staff live onsite, so it is a Community Water System, rather than an NTNC like most schools....

VCAAP II

If you are a customer with an overdue bill… Apply for assistance at https://vcaaptwoapplicantportal.reframeassist.io/#/auth/login Find information at https://publicservice.vermont.gov/content/vcaap-ii-utilities Call ReFrame Housing for customer support at...
Water Heroes: Marcel Mayhew

Water Heroes: Marcel Mayhew

Marcel at the North Troy WWTF. Marcel Mayhew, chief operator for the Village of North Troy Water and Wastewater, is the winner of the 2021 Tony Torchia Award for outstanding service to the water and wastewater industry in Vermont. Congratulations, Marcel! Tell us...

Utility Assistance Program for Renters

The Department of Public Service and Vermont State Housing Authority have $12.7 million available to assist renters through the Vermont Emergency Rental Assistance Program for Utility Services (VERAP-U). Water and sewer bills for eligible renters or landlords are...

Remembering Marty Frizzell

We at Vermont Rural Water were saddened to hear of Marty Frizzell’s sudden passing on April 1. Marty was a dedicated water and wastewater operator for the town of Brighton, a supporter of our organization, and a friend of many in the industry. Read Marty’s...