SDARWS MEMBERSHIP

UTILITY MEMBERSHIP

Class A Members consist of Regional Water Systems - and each system holds a seat on our Board of Directors. Please contact SDARWS at 605.556.7219 if you are interested in becoming a Class A Member.

 

Class B Members consist of Municipalities, Small Water Systems, and Tribal Systems - and Rural Water Systems organized as Non-profit or Water User Districts with 399 meters or less. CLICK HERE to apply for Class B Membership.

 

Class B Municipal Rates

PopulationAnnual Rate

0-249 — $320

250-499 — $345

500-749 — $380

750-999 — $460

1,000-1,249 — $525

1,250-1,499 — $550

1,500-1,749 — $575

1,750-1,999 — $600

2,000-2,249 — $675

2,250-2,499 — $700

2,500-2,749 — $725

2,750-2,999 — $750

3,000-3,249 — $800

3,250-3,499 — $825

3,500-3,749 — $850

3,750-3,999 — $875

4,000-4,249 — $950

4,250-4,499 — $975

4,500-25,000 — $1,200

25,001-75,000 — $1,475

75,001-OVER — $4,050

 

Class C Members consist of Sanitary Districts. Sanitary Rates are $1.00 per customer, plus $170. CLICK HERE to apply for Class C Membership.

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UTILITY MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

 

LOBBYING – South Dakota Rural Water is the only water and wastewater association monitoring legislation in both Pierre and Washington, DC. We register a lobbyist each year during the state Legislative Session. The Association monitors all bills affecting municipalities, rural water and wastewater systems. We conduct more water and wastewater training than any other organization in South Dakota. Our staff conducts technical assistance on-site to help operators, finance officers, and boards/councils understand what it takes to run a truly great utility. LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITIES

 

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE – South Dakota Rural Water has a variety of tools equipment available to assist our systems with any issue that may arise. From our leak detection trailers to our sewer camera - we are a one stop shop when it comes to water and wastewater assistance. LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES

 

TRAINING – SDARWS hosts over 60 state certified training sessions throughout South Dakota each year – training water and wastewater operation specialists and governing officials on regulatory information, management, financial stability, operation and maintenance of their systems, board and council development, and more. LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR TRAINING CLASSES

 

SOURCE WATER PROTECTION – SDARWS has a source water protection specialist on staff to help systems develop and implement plans to protect the quality of drinking water. CONTACT US TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SOURCE WATER PROTECTION

 

PUBLICATIONS – SDARWS strives our membership informed of training classes, events, legislation and newsworthy items affecting our industry through our bi-monthly ServiceLine Magazine, Ripples Legislative eNewsletter, and our award winning SD Rural Water eNews. LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR PUBLICATIONS

 

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

Associate Membership or Corporate Sponsorship in South Dakota Rural Water is a great opportunity to promote the products and services you provide to the water and wastewater industry. As the leading water and wastewater utility organization in South Dakota, your rural water association has the ability to get your message out to managers and decision makers at every water and wastewater utility in South Dakota.

 

Associate Members consist of Industry Partners who support our organization. Associate Membership is only $400.

 

Corporate Sponsors consist of Industry Partners who go above and beyond to support SDARWS. Corporate Sponsorship starts at $3,565.

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ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

 

Here are a few of the benefits of being affiliated with South Dakota Rural Water:

  • The opportunity to reserve an 8’ display at the Annual Technical Conference (ATC) in Pierre every January (Space is limited so register early).
  • Access to our directory which includes contact information for water systems, municipalities, government contacts and Associate Members.

 

Only Associate Members can take advantage of the following promotional opportunities:

  • ServiceLine Magazine Advertising and Article Submission
  • Monthly eNews Advertising
  • Digital & Printed Directory Advertising
  • Technical Assistance Trailer Sponsorship
  • Event Sponsorship
  • ATC Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Post job listings in our JobConnection weekly eNewsletter and on our website.

 

The ability to reach utilities across the state through events, including:

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CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP

 

Corporate Sponsors enjoy all of the same benefits as Associate Members, but with the following additional benefits:

 

  • Ability to reserve an additional 10’ display at the Annual Technical Conference (ATC)
  • First chance at select ATC Sponsorship Opportunities
  • A half page black & white ad in every issue of ServiceLine (color and size upgrade available) + recognition on page 2
  • A display ad and scrolling ad on www.sdarws.com
  • Automatic sponsorship of the golf tournament and ATC legislative reception
  • $500/year contribution to the building fund which will be recognized at the South Dakota Rural Water headquarters in Madison
  • Corporate Sponsorship signage displayed at events including the ATC, EXPO, Golf Tournament and Leadership Seminar
  • Option to participate in select marketing opportunities, such our technical assistance trailers

 

To become a Corporate Sponsor of South Dakota Rural Water, please contact SDARWS at 605.556.7219.

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Office Hours: M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm

MADISON OFFICE

203 W. Center Street | PO Box 287

Madison, SD 57042

605.556.7219 (p) | 605.556.1497 (f)

SPEARFISH OFFICE

301 Seaton Circle | PO Box 815

Spearfish, SD 57783

605.642.4031 (p/f)

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