The Alabama Rural Water Association serves the rural public communities, towns and commercial firms with water and wastewater systems. Based in Montgomery, Ala., it provides services in compliance with state and federal regulations. The Alabama Rural Water Association is a member of the National Rural Water Association. It has partnerships with Alabama Department of Environmental Management, Office of Water Resources, Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Secretary and the USDA Farm Service Agency, among others. The association has associations with the Operator Training Advisory Board, the Southeastern Technical Assistance Committee, the NRWA Emergency Response Committee, the Drought Impact Group and Alabama Water Resources Association.