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This grant of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) will be made to a student to defray the cost of tuition, books, or room and board at an accredited institution of higher learning approved by the Wyoming Rural Water Foundation (WRWF).

Disbursement of the money will be made upon presentation of winner’s college or university receipt as proof of enrollment. The scholarship money will be paid directly to the student. In order to be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must complete the application form in its entirety by completing all blanks. If item is not applicable please place an N/A in the blank. Upon completion return it to the WRWF Scholarship Committee by the entry deadline, March 17, 2017. All recipients will be first screened on eligibility requirements, with priority given, but not limited to water/wastewater/environmental related studies. Applicants will be evaluated on a comparative basis at the sole discretion of the committee. Decisions will be final. Application material and decisions of the committee shall be confidential. Acceptance of scholarship constitutes permission to use recipients name and/or likeness for purpose of promotion. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA and complete at least one full semester. Failure to achieve the required minimum GPA or failure to not complete a full semester will result in reimbursement of the entire scholarship amount.

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The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is encouraging private well owners to check their water wells regularly.

More than 75 percent of Wyoming’s population relies on groundwater for part or all of their drinking water supply. This water comes from more than 90,000 wells. Around a farm, ranch, or rural home-site, there are many potential contaminants that should concern the owner.

There is no government agency (federal, state, or local) that regulates water quality from private drinking water wells in Wyoming. This means that the water quality of these wells is not regularly checked unless the owner takes action to sample and test their water and protect and maintain their well.

Please look in your mail this week for more information on "Know Your Well Day". Also you can find more information on our website:

www.knowyourwell.org

Our Mission

The mission of the Wyoming Association of Rural Water Systems is: To provide the assistance necessary to meet the needs of our membership and to ensure the protection of Wyoming's water - "Our Most Precious Resource".

By providing on-site, one-on-one technical assistance and training we can help the State's operators with their commitment and their profession of providing "Quality on Tap!".

The Wyoming Connection

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The Wyoming Connection is the official publication of WARWS; published quarterly for distribution to member systems, water & wastewater Operations, water related agencies & companies, legislators & government officials. This valuable industry publication is only available to WARWS members!

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