P.O. Box 563 Nashville, AR 71852
Nashville Rural Water Association Inc., was incorporated on May 7, 1986 as a Non-Profit Organization.
November 14, 1990 the NRWA received funding in the of $2,230,900 of which $996,000 was a loan and $1,234,900 was a grant to start the Phase 1 part of the water lines and pump stations. On July 26, 1991 the NRWA received funding in the amount of $540,000 of which $90,000 was a loan and $450,000 was a grant to further extend the Phase 1 water lines. All of the above mentioned funds were obtained from the US Department of Agriculture, Rural Development Division.
November 14, 1998 the NRWA received funding in the amount of $2,764,500 of which $1,267,400 was a loan and $1,497,100 was a grant and also received a commitment on the same date in the amount of $356,000 of which $99,700 was a loan and $256,300 was a grant, all of which was for Phase 2 extension of the water lines, pump stations, and storage tanks. The above funds were obtained from the US Department of Agriculture, Rural Development Division. For this same Phase 2 extension NRWA also borrowed $300,000 from Arkansas Soil & Water to further extend the water line toward the town of McCaskill on Hwy 371.
NRWA received funding on February 6, 2002 in the amount of $580,000 of which $331,600 was a loan and $248,400 was a grant for the Phase 2A water line extensions. All of these funds were obtained from the US Department of Agriculture, Rural Development Division.
NRWA received funding on May 18, 2004 in the amount of $3,831,000 of which $2,146,650 was a loan and $1,684,350 was a grant for the Phase 3 water line extensions, storage tank, pump station and office building. Due to the increase in oil prices, which affects the price of PVC pipe, NRWA, borrowed an additional $580,000 on May 19, 2004 and contributed @101,800 from the tap fee funds toward this project, which totaled $4,512,800 available funds for the project. Included in the project was approximately 725,976 linear feet of water lines, 2 storage tanks, with a 350,000 gallon capacity, a pump station on HWY 371 E. and an office building. The project is now complete. All funds for this project were obtained from the US Dept. of Agriculture Rural Development Div., except the tap fee contribution from the NRWA.
NRWA now has approx. 2,200,000 linear feet of main water lines equaling to 416.67 miles and also has 2,061,500 gallons water storage space in 8 tanks being services by 12 water pumps that has a 3400 gallons per minute capacity.
NRWA acquired a 150kw Generator for use to pump water to and from pump station for emergency use.