Water System Circuit Rider Program

The Rural Water Circuit Rider Technical Assistance Program is managed by the National Rural Water Association and operated by state rural water associations. The program consists of providing on-site, hands-on technical assistance to Rural Development (RD) water system borrowers and/or potential borrowers.

Circuit Riders provide assistance and training to water systems in the primary areas of treatment, operations, maintenance, management, finance, and funding.

Circuit Riders:

Nathan Olmsted covers the eastern half of the state.

Ward Heidbreder covers the western half of the state.